Fullerton College

French Film Festival

The Fullerton College 11th French Film Festival

March 29 & 30, 2022

April 5 & 6, 2022

The French Film Festival is a four-night festival that begins each night with a cultural event at 6:30 P.M. in the Campus Theater patio area.  The cultural event features food, art, and music that represent a little bit of French or German culture. All Movies begin at 7:30 P.M. in the campus theater.

Ticket sales begin March 1, 2022, at the Fullerton College Box Office, which is open from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 7:00 p.m. each night of the festival.  Parking can be found at the Fullerton College Parking Structure for $3.00. 

All films have English subtitles. 

Thank you for supporting our event and our students!

Sponsored by:

The Humanities Division

(French Film Festival Committee). 

 The price per film is $10.00 for adult general admission or $7.00 for Fullerton College students (with campus ID).   The ticket price includes admission to our cultural event beginning one hour prior to each film, featuring complimentary food, music, and art generously provided by our sponsors, culinary participants, volunteer performers, and students.  Ticket sales begin on March 1, 2022. Visit the Fullerton College Box Office to purchase your tickets in advance.

Tickets can also be purchased through EVENTBRIGHT


We are delighted to welcome you back for the 11th Fullerton College French Film Festival which will be held on March 29, 30, and April 5, 6, 2022.

Your safety is our priority.  In order to create the safest experience for those attending or working the festival.


  1. Proof of COVID vaccination (CDC card or QR code) will be required for all adults (18 years old and up) before you enter the Campus Theater. Please bring proof of your vaccination every day you plan to attend the festival. If you can’t be vaccinated, bring a negative 72 hr. PCR or Antigen test.
  2. Attendees who feel sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (such as cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever, chills, or any other symptoms), or who have had contact with anyone confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19, should stay home, regardless of vaccination status. Please note that attendees displaying COVID-19 symptoms will not be allowed to enter the Campus Theater. Visitors can rebook their visit for another day or receive a refund.
  3. In alignment with the NOCCCD Policy, face masks are required for all visitors, students, and faculty, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must be worn at all times. Masks must cover the nose and mouth completely, and must not have any exhalation valves, vents, or holes of any kind. Wearing a mask is mandatory at the festival everywhere and all the time, including during screenings.
  4. We encourage you to use our sanitizer stations regularly and respect social distancing.


French Film Festival Highlights – 2019


Look for the Fullerton College French Film Festival March 29, 30, and April 5, 6, 2022!



PUPILLE/In Safe Hands

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The delicate and emotionally precarious path of a newborn put up for adoption is the subject of writer-director Jeanne Herry’s second feature, In Safe Hands/Pupille, which follows several adults and one bright-eyed baby boy from his birth to the moment he finally lands a home.


Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Thüringen, Summer 1979. The Strelzyk and Wetzel families have been working on an audacious plan for more than two years: they want to flee East Germany in a self-made hot-air balloon. But the balloon crash-lands just before the West German border. The Stasi finds traces of the attempted escape and launches immediately an investigation, while the two families are forced, under extreme time pressure, to build a new escape balloon. The Stasi get closer and closer each day – a nerve-racking battle against the clock begins…


Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Etienne, an often out-of-work but endearing actor, runs a theater workshop in a prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play Waiting for Godot. When he is allowed to take the colorful band of convicts on a tour outside of prison, Etienne finally has the chance to thrive. Each date is a new success and a unique relationship grows between this ad hoc group of actors and their director. But soon comes the final performance in Paris. Will their last night together be the biggest hit of them all?


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Music is Mathieu Malinski’s secret, a subject he doesn’t dare talk about in his suburbs where he hangs out with his friends.  While one of the small burglaries he makes with them leads him to the gates of the prison, Pierre Geitner, director of the National Conservatory of Music saves him in exchange for hours of general interest labor. But Pierre also has another plan in mind…

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