Emmanuelle Béart, multi-awarded French actress and film director, is the Godmother of the 26th French Film Festival.


The acclaimed French actress and film director, Emmanuelle Béart, is set to grace the 26th French Film Festival in Manila on November 25 at the SM Cinema in SM Mall of Asia. Photo credit: Harold James.

With 55 movies in her career, Emmanuelle Béart is the modern icon of French cinema, made popular in her lead role in Manon des Sources (1986), La Belle Noiseuse (1991) and Nelly and Mr. Arnaud (1995), after she was noticed by film directors from her early roles in Premiers Désirs (1983) and Jean de Florette (1986). Her more recent films like Mission Impossible (1996), Les Destinées (2000), 8 Women (2001), Replay (2001), have been international successes, and she recently directed a documentary, “Such a Resounding Silence” that is showing on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children, VAWC.

Meet Emmanuelle Béart on the red carpet at the 26th French Film Festival in Manila this November 25 at the SM Cinema in SM Mall of Asia and enjoy with Emmanuelle Béart the screenings of her last movie, “Such a Resounding Silence.”


The French documentary film "UN SILENCE SI BRUYANT" (Such A Resounding Silence) by Emmanuelle Béart and Anastasia Mikova.

This event, made possible through the special partnership between the Embassy of France to the Philippines and SM Supermalls, led by President Steven Tan, demonstrates SM’s commitment to delivering world-class cinema experiences and immersive entertainment. 

The 26th French Film Festival will be held at SM Mall of Asia and SM Megamall cinemas from November 25 to December 3, 2023. Tickets are available at www.smcinema.com