The Cinema Museum, London

French Sundae: La Kermesse Héroique (1935)

Sun 27 Mar 2022 @ 14:30 · Events

La kermesse héroïque La Kermesse Héroique (1935), also known as Carnival in Flanders, is one of the great French films of the Thirties.

A small town in 17th century Flanders anticipates the invasion of Spanish army. Resist or appease? Their cunning plan proves a surprise to everyone. Jacques Feyder’s award-winning comedy appears here in a newly restored version. More about the film.

Each film is accompanied by an introductory illustrated talk by Jon Davies, Tutor in French Cinema at Morley College, who will be talking about the French popular cinema of the Thirties.

Doors open at 13.30, for a 14.30 start.

Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.


Tickets £7 in advance or on the door.

Advance tickets may be purchased from Ticketlab, or direct from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.
La kermesse héroïque