The international detective film festival in Beaune is over

Suspended in 2020 due to the pandemic, the demonstration announces that it is leaving the Burgundy city. Its organizers are looking for a new home port to continue their great adventure in the service of black cinema.

Broadcast exclusively on the internet or outright canceled, for film festivals the beginning of the year 2021 looks exactly like 2020. In addition to the health crisis, the international detective film festival of Beaune has a divorce. Announcing (for the second time in a row) the postponement of the next edition, the event organizers have also expressed their desire to separate from their host city.

We canceled last year because of Covid-19, this year we no longer want to work with the city of Beaune, and moreover I take this opportunity to launch an appeal: we are looking for a city which, after Cognac and Beaune , would host 35 years of detective cinema, but who loves cinema, thriller and talent», Announced Bruno Barde, the boss of this demonstration on the airwaves of France Inter .

For its part, the town hall, through the voice of the cultural assistant, Charlotte Fougère, affirms to take note of the decision and wishes “good luck»To the festival team for the rest, reports France Blue. The municipality also declared to have “already several proposals for other festivals“.

The international crime film meeting therefore resumes its pilgrim’s staff, thirteen years after having left the southwest for the Côte d’Or. From Samuel L. Jackson to James Gray, via Johnny Hallyday, the event will have known, in eleven editions, to attract many personalities in the Burgundy vineyards.


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