The 18th European Film Festival, will see the screening of 24 films in the city

Film buffs can now spend the scalding April weeks in the auditoriums of Alliance Francaise, and Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, watching 24 European films celebrating women.

The 18th European Film Festival organised by the delegation of the European Union to India and the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, which began on April 5 with the screening of the UK film ‘Fast Girls’, will end on April 14 with the German movie ‘After Five in the Forest Primeval’.

The film festival which has attempted to bring films that have not been screened in India earlier, is touring 11 Indian cities including Coimbatore, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, and Jodhpur till the end of July.

Bulgarian film ‘Lora from Morning till Evening’, Czech film ‘Little Blue Girl’, Estonian film ‘Graveyard Keeper’s Daughter’, and Italian film ‘The First Assignment’ will be among those screened. There will be films from countries including Cyprus, Sweden, United Kingdom, Greece, Slovakia, Spain, Finland and Romania. All films will have English subtitles.

Entry is free and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first served basis. The schedule will be available at and the event’s Facebook page. The film festival is being organised in association with Alliance Francaise of Madras, British Council and Goethe Institut.

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