The 10th yearly Lumière movie festival opened Lyon on Sunday, with celebrity Frances McDormand kicking off the case.
An exceptional festival, pays tribute to the whole history of theatre, revealing a selection of movies from classics to more modern offerings and brings many esteemed guests that come to meet and speak with the general public.
It obtained its name in the Lumière brothers, the 19th-century inventors of theatre and leaders in the evolution of motion pictures, who completed a vast majority of the job at the city of Lyon, southeast France.
About the program, this season is the job of film director Francis Ford Coppola, who’s famous for directing the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse Now.
Coppola will even remove the festival’s award”Prix Lumière”, which will be set to be shown on October 18.