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FIFForum and events 2024

Séance de «Le Dernier survivant» pour les abonné·es de La Liberté au FIFF 2024

There is much more to FIFF than films! The Festival also offers the public a great choice of side events, including Q&As, panel discussions, exhibitions, as well as special receptions and parties. Scroll down to view this year's events programme.

FIFForum - A meeting place for filmmakers and cinephiles

FIFForum is a series of meetings, conferences and masterclasses. They are an opportunity for the public and industry professionals to meet and explore the themes addressed by films on the Festival programme, take a peak inside the FIFF competition or simply enjoy a special moment with FIFF's guest speakers. Entry to all these events is free.

Admission is free, but places are limited. Tickets available on the day. Doors open 30 minutes before the event. Please note that latecomers will not be admitted to FIFForum events.

Organized with the support of the SRG SSR

 Conversation | Golshifteh Farahani 
Video-conference | CANCELLED
In French.
Golshifteh Farahani au FIFF 2024
 Roundtable | New Territory 
Filmmaking in North Macedonia
Sunday 17.03.2023 | 18:00-19:30 | ARENA 4
Translation to French
God Exists, her Name is Petrunya
 Rencontres | Les petits déjeuners du FIFF 
Conversation publique avec les invité·es du FIFF
Du lundi 18.03 au vendredi 22.03 | 10:00 – 11:00 |
Au restaurant Les Trentenaires et sur les ondes.
En français
Modération: Thierry Savary ou Maurizio Iulianiello
Les petits déjeuners du FIFF
  Roundtable | Fribourg Films. 
Le cinéma - une industrie fribourgeoise ?
Tuesday 19.03.2024 | 18:15-19:15 | ARENA 4
In French.
Rencontre Fribourg Films. au FIFF 2024 ©Thomas Delley
 Roundtable | Genre Cinema: Hip-hop Culture! 
Le rap : «Comme dans un film»
Wednesday 20.03.2024 | 18:00-19:30 | ARENA 4
In French.
Baby Volcano ©Raphael Piguet aka Idal

 Roundtable | Autour du graffiti 
Friday 22.03.2024 | 21:00-22:00 | L’Atelier

A screening of the documentary Style Wars (Tony Silver, 1983, United Kingdom) at L'Atelier at 19:00 will precede the roundtable.

Style Wars, à voir à L'Atelier le 22 mars
 Conversation | Mehdi Maïzi 
Saturday 22.03.2024 | 21:00-22:00 | Bulle, Prado 3
In French.
Mehdi Maïzi, spécialiste du rap
 Conversation | Michel Gondry 
Video-conference | CANCELLED
Michel Gondry en conversation au FIFF 2024

FIFF as guest in Bulle

Two days of FIFF in the city of Bulle on the 22nd and 24th March 2024.

To the programme

Exhibitions and museums

Exhibits at FIFF

 The Graffiti Gallery - 10 years Kolly Gallery 
Place de Notre-Dame 16, 1700 Fribourg
07.03 - 31.03.2024
Details and timetables
The Graffiti Gallery - 10 years Kolly Gallery
 Ethnopoetic myths and rites 
Kunsthalle Friart
Petites-Rames 22, 1700 Fribourg
01.03 - 28.04.2024
Details and timetables
Exposition de Sky Hopinka à Friart
Selection of photo books of the year
Le Point Commun
Place Jean Tinguely 1, 1700 Fribourg
12.03 - 23.03.2024
Monday to Saturday: 08:00 - 21:30
Free admission
eikon biblio
 Retrospective Gilbert Mazliah 
Atelier-galerie J.-J. Hofstetter
Rue des Épouses 18, 1700 Fribourg
23.02 - 30.03.2024
Details and timetables


One can take part in the Festival and approach the world of cinema using the highways and sideways of the cultural projects' team. Workshops are organized to broaden one's knowledge, arouse one's curiosity, and discover practices or universe linked to the programme of the 2024 edition.
The presentations hereunder are in French because most activities will be in French and some will be in French and German.

 Tout Shoes – Atelier stop-motion 
09.03, 13:30-15:45
Fribourg Centre
Atelier de stop-motion avec Henri Marbacher
 MEMO – Atelier d’initiation à la critique de film 
16.03, 12:00
MEMO, bibliothèque de la ville, Fribourg
 Atelier d'écriture cinéma 
19.03, 18h00-20h00
Vincent Annen anime l'atelier d'écriture de L' Êpitre
 Atelier d'écriture rap 
20.03, 16h00-18h30
Pablo Rime et Bleu Soleil animent un atelier d'écriture à MEMO

The parties

The best way to end a day full of cinema is to let loose on the dancefloor of Nouveau Monde. Many parties will keep you awake during the nights of the Festival.

 Opening party 
Friday 15.03 | 22:00 - 3:00 | Free entry
With The Bad Binches
All Style
Fête d'ouverture du FIFF au Nouveau Monde
 The FIFFamous karaoke!! 
Saturday 16.03 | 22:00 - 3:00 | Free entry
Hosted by Julia & Nicolas
Le fameux karaoké du FIFF
 Mad Mix Furiosa 
Thursday 21.03 | 22:00 - 2:00 | Free entry
With DJ Pal Platine & VJ Klagenfurt
Bollywood, Banghra & BO
Soirée Fribourg Films au FIFF 2024
 Concert: La Gale 
Friday 22.03 | 21:00 - 3:00 | Tickets:
With La Gale + Doom Spirit
Open Mic with Pablo, Antoino and DJ Viet Lee
La Gale en concert au FIFF 2024
 Closing party : 50 years of hip-hop! 
Saturday 23.03 | 22:00 - 5:00 | Free entry
With Dj Ronfa, Babouchka, Cyubahiro, Mugabo and Colour Jam
Fête de clôture du FIFF 2024
image en background

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