La Villette’s free outdoor cinema returns from 19 July to 20 August 2023

La Villette’s outdoor film festival returns, once again captivating audiences with its latest edition, scheduled from July 19 to August 20.

Spanning over a month, this cinematic extravaganza will showcase a captivating lineup of short films, movies, and shows, projected on a colossal screen strategically placed amidst the picturesque grounds of La Villette Park.

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A regular fixture of the cultural landscape for more than three decades, this cherished event has consistently surpassed expectations, leaving Parisians eagerly awaiting each new iteration.

Indulge in the joy of cinema under the open sky, surrounded by like-minded enthusiasts. Revel in the magic of the silver screen, transporting yourself through films that touch the soul, inspire the mind, and provoke profound emotions. With a treasure trove of cinematic wonders awaiting discovery, prepare your popcorn and don your coziest plaids, as you surrender to the irresistible allure of this cultural spectacle.

Adding to the allure is the fact that entry to the festival is entirely complimentary, ensuring widespread access to these cinematic treasures (subject to availability). However, do keep in mind that deckchairs come at a modest charge, allowing for an elevated viewing experience.

This year, the festival adopts a fitting theme, “Team Spirit,” aligning with the forthcoming 2024 Olympic Games set to grace the enchanting city of Paris.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Drawing inspiration from this ethos, the curated selection includes the striking and thought-provoking “Parasite” by Bong Joon Ho, the emotionally resonant “En Corps” by Cédric Klapisch, the extraordinary “Antoinette in the Cévennes” by Caroline Vignal, the enigmatic “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Tim Burton, and the Oscar-winning masterpiece “Drunk” by Thomas Vinterberg.

Such an illustrious lineup ensures a cinematic feast, leaving audiences spoilt for choice as they embark on their own personal cinematic odyssey.

La Villette’s outdoor film festival promises to be a veritable playground for cinephiles, where the power of storytelling reigns supreme.

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