A cinematic journey from Lyon to Paris
Join film critic and cinema studies lecturer CJ Johnson in France, to discover the birthplace of cinema and attend one of the cinematic world’s most prestigious annual events.
Experience highlights of the week-long Lumière Film Festival, one of the largest international festivals of classic cinema, in Lyon, home of the Cinematograph. Wander through the Musée Lumière and learn about the Lumière brothers, the fathers of cinema and inventors of the revolutionary camera and projector.
Enjoy a day trip to Annecy in the Alps with its unique museum of animation film, and visit the thriving town of Beaune, one of the main cities of the Burgundy region.
Finally, explore Paris through a cinematic lens and visit the Cinémathèque Française and the grand Le Louxor cinema, built in the 1920s in Art Deco style.
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.