The main themes
of the program



carre-clignotantLumière Award

Wong Kar-wai


Le mystère Clouzot



carre-clignotantA Permanent History of Women Filmmakers

Like shooting stars



First confirmed guests: Tilda Swinton, Guillermo del Toro, Diane Kurys


carre-clignotantSpecial screenings

Eight new instalments of My Journey Through French Cinema by Bertrand Tavernier

Centenary of Jean-Pierre Melville’s birth


carre-clignotantFilm music

Giorgio Moroder


carre-clignotantSublime moments of silent film

Harold Lloyd

Buster Keaton, part 2

Cine-concerts in cinemas accompanied on the piano



Cine-concerts at the Auditorium of Lyon featuring gems of silent film:
-The Kid Brother starring Harold Lloyd on Wednesday, October 18, accompanied by the National Orchestra of Lyon, directed by Carl Davis

The Lumière all-nighter at the Halle Tony Garnier on Saturday, October 21

carre-clignotantMy very own festival: Lumière for Kids

The Lion King by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff at the Halle Tony Garnier on Sunday, October 15

Special program : « Walt Disney et la France »

Screenings for families, students and children

Burlesque Cine-concerts


carre-clignotantRestorations 2017

 A selection of the year’s finest restorations from around the world and prestigious laboratories.


carre-clignotantEpic screenings

 Essential for all fans of epic films on giant screens, featuring love, adventure, open landscapes and historical sagas.


carre-clignotantArchival treasures

 Film archives from around the world exceptionally share their selection of rare films and curiosities.


carre-clignotantDocumentaries on the cinema




carre-clignotantMaster classes

Every afternoon at the Comédie Odéon: Master classes by artists
Following Mads Mikkelsen and Park Chan-wook last year, guests of the 2017 festival will talk about their career and engage with the audience.

Every morning at the Villa Lumière:
Master classes for movie buffs by industry professionals on subjects ranging from technique to restoration or cinema history.


The complete program line-up will be announced in early September!


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