From Parc de la Villette to Château de Vincennes, here are the best open air cinema festivals this summer.
Bring a picnic and some friends, wait 'til the sun goes down and then settle in for a movie in some of the most beautiful locations in Paris. These outdoor cinema events are dotted all over the capital and are usually free. Here are all the details you need to know before catching a film under the stars.
Outdoor film festivals 2017
What? A series of outdoor films hosted by Forum des Images
Where? In and around iconic Parisian monuments, Sacré Coeur, Eiffel Tower etc.
Despite being cancelled last year, we're still hoping that this year's installment will be back and better than ever. Check back soon for more details.
When? August 18 to September 2, 2017
What? Popular open air cinema screenings, free, across Paris.
When? July 6, 7, 8, 2017
What? Three films showcased against a castle backdrop
Where? Château de Vincennes
Programme? July 6 : The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock / July 7 : Dark Shadows by Tim Burton / July 8 : Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson
What? Outdoor cinema screenings (notably documentaries & fashion films) on the decks of Wanderlust
Where? La Cité de la Mode et du Design
When? July 12-August 20, 2017
What? The ever-popular outdoor film screenings are back for another run
Where? The Parc de la Villette
Theme? 'In the kitchen', read more for full details.
What? A series of documentaries and films hosted in the pretty terrace of cultural epicentre.
Where? Institut Suédois
When? July 29, August 5, 12, 19, 25 2017
What? A series of films presented in the Domaine de Charmarande
Where? Domaine de Charmarande
Programme? July 29: Annibal et ses éléphants, Le film du dimanche soir / August 5: Hail, Caesar! by Joel & Ethan Cohen / August 12: Mune : Le Gardien de la Lune by Benoît Philippon et Alexandre Heboyan / August 19: The Martian by Ridley Scott / August 26: The Little Prince by Mark Osbourne
When? June 22-24, 2017
What? Three films projected in the garden of the Domaine Saint Cloud
Where? Domaine Saint Cloud
Programme? June 22 : Thelma and Louise by Ridley Scott / June 23 : Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud / June 24 : High Heels by Pedro Almodovar