The pre-program



carre-clignotantLumière Award

Jane Fonda


Henri Decoin

Richard Thorpe in 35mm


carre-clignotantA Permanent History of Women Filmmakers

Muriel Box and England of the 1950s
In partnership with the San Sebastián International Film Festival


carre-clignotantInvitation to

First confirmed guests: Liv Ullmann, Bernard Lavilliers


carre-clignotantSpécial 10th!

One artist – one film
10th edition commemorations



Max Linder
Robert Enrico
2001: A Space Odyssey in 70mm


carre-clignotantSublime moments of silent film

Two giants at the Auditorium of Lyon in cinema-concerts
Catherine Hessling chez Jean Renoir
The débuts of René Clair
Buster Keaton, Part 3



Catherine Frot, chansons réalistes


carre-clignotantCinema All-nighter

The big festival all-nighter at the Halle Tony Garnier (Saturday, Oct 20)
Two all-nighters at the Institut Lumière


carre-clignotantMy very own festival: Lumière for Kids

A giant screening at the Halle Tony Garnier (Sunday, Oct. 14)
Burlesque films in cinema-concerts at participating theaters


carre-clignotantRestorations 2018

An international selection of the year’s finest restorations from the most prestigious laboratories.


carre-clignotantEpic screenings

Essential for fans of epic films on giant screens, featuring love stories, adventure, vast 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

Documentary premieres. Every year, directors contribute to the history of the cinema with “films on films.”


carre-clignotantMaster classes

Every afternoon at the Comédie Odéon: Master classes by artists. After Mads Mikkelsen and Park Chan-wook in 2016, Tilda Swinton, Guillermo del Toro and Anna Karina last year, guests of the 2018 festival will discuss their career and engage with the audience.

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

Friday, October 20 at the Célestins Theater: Master class by Lumière Award laureate Jane Fonda.


carre-clignotantWorkshop by Michel Ciment


carre-clignotantFour prizes for film professionals

Bernard Chardère Prize
Raymond Chirat Prize
Fabienne Vonier Prize
Pierre Rissient Prize, 1st edition


carre-clignotantPhoto exhibitions

Lyon in October becomes like Arles in the summer with a series of cinema-themed photo exhibits at various locations throughout the city.




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

of Lumière 2018

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