Urban Films Festival 2020 at Paris Forum des Halles

Published by Anne-christine C. · Published on 30 September 2020 at 10h10 · Updated on 30 September 2020 at 12h08
The Urban Films Festival is coming to Paris Forum des Halles from October 7 to 11, 2020. On the menu of this 15th edition: screenings, dance, music, meetings, debates, exchanges, exhibitions, workshops and performances!

Urban Films Festival is the first film festival devoted to the city, and all-things urban. This year, for the 15th edition, the festival comes to the Forum des Halles from October 7 to 11, 2020, as well as other places around Paris. Keep reading to learn more.

First of all, Urban Films Festival is a film festival playing short-movies directed by cinephiles from all over the world. The eight jury members have selected 40 of them belonging to different genres (documentary, fiction, animation, performance). To see them, book a ticket on the festival's website. Sessions last 1h30 and you can enjoy 5 movies for €7.

And the program has a few surprises in store such as a rollerblading performance, street-art and even a dance battled.

Detailed program:

  • Wednesday October 7
    8 p.m.: Street Art Graffiti mural at the Mur du Marais
    Creation of the mural, video screening and rollerblading performance

  • Thursday October 8
    8 p.m.: Screening and Dance at the Palais de la Porte Dorée Arte Web Series "Tu Préfères" and Dance Battle Finale

  • Friday October 9
    7:30 p.m. Premiere at La Place - Centre culturel Hip Hop
    Screening Arte Web-series "BBoy Afrique" and "La Haine" dance Zoo Sequence

  • Saturday October 10: Inner City - Street comics focus (location and hour to be confirmed)
    Signing session and debate with Fred Beltran, Interviews 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
    Screening of movies in competition at the Forum des Images

  • Sunday October 11
    2:30 p.m; and 5 p.m. Screening of movies in competition at the Forum des Images
    9 p.m.: closing night at the UGC Ciné-Cité Les Halles (upon invitation)
    Award ceremony with the jury

  • From October 7 to 11
    Street Art screening at Fluctuart at La Fab

Happy festival!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 7 October 2019 to 11 October 2020

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    Location

    Porte Saint-Eustache - Forum des Halles
    75001 Paris 1

    Official website
    www.urbanfilmsfestival.com

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