42nd edition

from November 29 to December 6, 2019

The cinema of the future is being made right now in film schools around the world.
And Poitiers is the place to check it out!
The International Selection showcases the best of shorts and feature-length films.
The “Talents en Court” and “Jump In” springboard programs help to guide young filmmakers.
The Focus, which in 2019 will be on Indian cinema, reveals a burgeoning contemporary scene.
Masterclasses are an opportunity to meet leading figures in the film industry and hear them speak about their work, their artistic world, and their influences.
Sneak previews, special screening, prestigious guests, and festive events all make the Poitiers Film Festival an exciting time of discovery, celebration, and encounters open to everyone!