The Lumière festival is...



A selection of films that brings us the history of cinema through restored and new copies of classic movies

Numerous personalities from the world of cinema

Screenings in the cinemas of Lyon and Greater Lyon

Opening night at the Halle Tony Garnier Events in theaters all around Lyon
Special activities based on films: exhibitions, master classes, meetings, signings ...
Two daily meeting places: the cinema village and the Plateforme
Film screenings at reduced prices
Professionals of the film world
Partnerships with educational institutions
The Lumière Award is given to an artist for lifetime achievement in film: it was presented to Clint Eastwood in 2009, Milos Forman in 2010, Gerard Depardieu in 2011 and Ken Loach in 2012.


  • Partenaires médias :
  • France Télévision 2012
  • France Inter 2012
  • Variety 2012
  • Le Monde 2012
  • Studio Live 2012
  • Petit Bulletin 2012
  • Evene 2012
  • Télérama 2012