You can’t just deny the fact that the City of Lights has a lot to offer for movie enthusiasts. If you are a film lover who is planning to go on Paris private tours this summer, then you are in for an absolute treat, because one of the major highlights of Parisian summer is its outdoor cinema festivals.
Several outdoor film screenings will be held in Paris in the Château de Vincennes and the Parc de la Villette. Most of the outdoor film festivals are usually free and they feature some of the finest international and French films of different genres.
If you have ever dreamed of watching a classic French film or newly released international film under the stars, then the summer outdoor cinema festivals in Paris can make your dream come true. You can even hire blankets and deckchairs for a more comfortable movie watching experience. Below are some of the most popular outdoor cinema festivals in Paris that you shouldn’t miss.
Cinéma au Clair de Lune
Cinéma au Clair de Lune festival is organized by Forum des Images and it will screen a number of excellent international and French films in and around famous Parisian monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and Sacré Coeur. Even though the festival was canceled last year, Parisians are highly hopeful that Cinéma au Clair de Lune festival will be one of the best outdoor film festivals of the 2017 summer.
Open Air Cinema at La Villette
Open Air Cinema at La Villette 2017 is undoubtedly one of the most famous film festivals in Paris, which means that you can expect a crowd at the screening. The festival will bring an excellent collection of classic films with some of the best releases of preceded years. You can purchase deckchairs for just €7. Some of the films screened at the festival are “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, “Le Festin de Babette”, and “The Lunchbox”.
Open Air Cinema at Domaine de Chamarande et son centre d’art
The elegant Domaine de Chamarande of Paris is the perfect spot to enjoy a classic film screening experience. The festival will be held on July 29, August 5, 12, 19, & 25, and it will screen critically acclaimed movies such as the “The Martian”, “The Little Prince”, and “Hail, Caesar”. Make the most of your Paris private tours by attending these outdoor film festivals.