Now in its 10th edition, the online My French Film Festival has become a comforting January tradition. At a time of year when we seem to have been poring over the same handful of awards contenders for weeks, and studios are otherwise unloading some iffy-looking commercial leftovers into cinemas, this festival tends to offer arthouse viewers a bracing selection of interesting, previously unreleased films that haven’t been discussed to death.
Having kicked off last Thursday, and set to run until 16 February, this year’s selection includes 12 feature films and 19 shorts, available to stream on a wider selection of partner platforms than before. Amazon Prime, Chili, Curzon Home Cinema and the library-based service Kanopy are among the options, as now is the Apple TV app. Mubi subscribers will find