Official ceremonies of prestige!

They take place every year at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie – which is, together with La Monnaie and the Vlaamse Opera, one of the three major opera houses in the kingdom – and at the Forum de Liège, whose building is listed as an exceptional heritage site of the Walloon Region.

Tribute to Josiane Balasko

Tribute to Josiane Balasko in honour of her career during the Opening Ceremony at the Forum de Liège!

Where passionate people meet.

An ever more daring international program.

Le FIFCL is a promotional window !

We attach great importance to the promotion of regional, national and international films that are broadcast each year at the FIFCL with the support of all our media partners (RTL TVI, Bel RTL, Le Groupe SudPresse, France Bleue,…).

Award ceremony of the 2018 Official Competition

Two awards for the Israeli film “Tel Aviv on Fire” directed by Sameh Zoabi (Grand Prize and Critics’ Prize), Special Jury Prize for “Weeds” directed by Kheiron and the Performance Prize awarded to Belgian actors Renaud Rutten and Damien Gillard for their performance in “Les grands seigneurs” directed by Sylvestre Sbille.

Jean-Marie Bigard awards French actor Daniel Prévost a prize

It was time to give a special thanks to Daniel Prévost, who has been present during our 3 first editions. This year, he received an honorary award and was in the spotlight for an Afterwork at the B19 Liège-Bocholtz hosted by Guy Lemaire as well as a signing session for his new novel “Tu ne sauras jamais combien je t’aime”, in collaboration with the bookshop “Livre aux Trésors”.

Preview of « Premières Vacances »

Jonathan Cohen, Camille Chamoux and Patrick Cassir in Liege to preview “Premières Vacances”!

Official feature films Jury 2018

Stéphane Guillon, Vincent Lannoo, Yvan Le Bolloc’h, Philippe Duquesne, Laurent Brochant and Élise Larnicol are parts of the 2018 Official Feature Film Jury

Patrice Leconte gives a MasterClass led by Philippe Reynaert!

“Les Bronzés”, “Une heure de tranquillité”, “Les bronzés font du ski”, “Circullez y’a rien à voir”, “Ridicule” or even “Les Bronzés 3”, the French director answered the festivalgoers’ questions and shared the highlights of his career.

International program

International program, promotion of the Belgian film industry, previews, retrospectives, coups de coeur, FIFCL rhymes with quality and passion!

Gérard Darmon becomes the sponsor of the FIFCL !

President of the 2017 official jury, Gérard Darmon has agreed to keep supporting and getting involved in our festival by becoming the honorary sponsor of the Liege International Comedy Festival !

Culture for all is democracy at all!

The FIFCL attaches great importance to its accessibility and to permanent education (debates, master classes, film lessons, professional meetings, workshops, internships…).

Prestigious guests at every edition!

Josiane Balasko, Gérard Darmon, Daniel Prévost, Alex Lutz, Patrice Leconte, Jean-Marie Poiré, Stéphane Guillon, Valérie Bonneton, Michèle Laroque, Jonathan Cohen, Julien Lepers, Olivier Gourmet, Bouli Lanners, Éric Judor, Catherine Jacob, Hugo Clément, Édouard Waintrop, Bernard Ménez, Jean-Marie Bigard, Renaud Rutten, Nicolas Benamou, Yvan Le Bolloc’h, Frédéric Diefenthal, Edouard Montoute, Vincent Lannoo and many other guests were present at the FIFCL for our three first editions!

The FIFCL, a passionate team

A passionate and motivated team, dedicated to promoting the FIFCL in Liège and on the international scene!

The 2019 Festival starts in









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Where it happens

Place Cathédrale

Place Cathédrale, 4000 Liège, Belgique

Le Palace

Rue Pont d’Avroy, 4000 Liège, Belgique

Cinema Sauvenière

Pl. Xavier-Neujean 2-4, 4000 Liège, Belgique

Le Forum

Rue Pont d’Avroy 14 4000 Liège

Opéra Royal de Wallonie

Place de l’Opéra, 4000 Liège, Belgique

Prince-Bishops' Palace

Place Saint-Lambert 18 4000 Liège

Théatre de Liège

Place du Vingt Août 16 4000 Liège

Cité Miroir

Place Xavier Neujean, 22 4000 Liège

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