Event: French Film Festival


The Alliance Francaise de Cairns French Film Festival returns in 2017 for a three day run at the Centre of Contemporary Arts (COCA)  from 12 – 14  May.  The French Film Festival provides a rare opportunity to enjoy a taste of French movies not being released for general viewing in the region.

These are all crowd pleasing, accessible films, that will appeal to all tastes. 
All movies have English sub-titles.


View a complete film festival menu with synopses here

Event details

Dates:Friday, 12 May 2017 - Sunday, 14 May 2017

Book your Festival Pass here or choose your individual session from the links below.
Please click on the film titles below to view their trailers.



Friday 12th May

12:00 A Bag of Marbles | Drama 112 mins 2016 M  BOOK

20:00 L'Odyssee | Drama 122 mins 2016 PG  SOLD OUT


Saturday 13th May

14:00 Comme un Avion | Drama 105 mins 2015 M  BOOK

16:30 Kalinka | Drama 87mins 2016 MA15+  BOOK

20:00 It is Only the End of the World | Drama 97 mins 2016 M  BOOK


Sunday 14th May

16:30 Papa ou Maman | Comedy 85mins 2015 M  BOOK



Venue:The Theatre, Centre of Contemporary Arts

Special Screening:


A Bag of Marbles Special screening, Fri 12 May (no concessions)



All tickets - no concessions
includes 1 glass sparkling wine

All other sessions:


per session



Members of Alliance Francaise
& End Credits Film Club

Festival Pass:


5 movies

Please note the Festival Pass does NOT include A Bag of Marbles

Festival Pass Concession:


Members of Alliance Francaise
& End Credits Film Club

Please note Festival Pass does NOT include A Bag of Marbles


SEASON PASS HOLDERS: We kindly ask that you arrive at least 30mins prior to the screening time to collect your tickets. Thank you.