Reims Polar 2022 unveils its selection, with Niels Arestrup as president of the jury

The Crime Film Festival will welcome Vincent Lindon, Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Martin Campbell.

After its successful online launch last year, which notably rewarded Tehran law and Black Box, Reims Polar pulls out all the stops for its first physical edition. The latest announcements fell this morning, with the presence of Vincent Lindon who will come to give a master class, and we now know everything about the 2022 vintage of the Crime Film Festival which will be held from April 5 to 10.

Niels Arestrup will chair the jury this year, and he will also present the series The Black Butterflies, which caused a sensation at Series Mania. Other prestigious guests will also be there: Walter Hill, Yvan Attal, Jacques Weber, Martin Campbell (Golden Eye, Casino Royale) and Spanish thriller master Rodrigo Sorogoyen (Que Dios nos perdone, El Reino).

On the film side, it is Between life and death by Giordano Gederlini, with Antonio de la Torre in the main role, which will open the Festival, with an official competition this year, again resolutely international: 10 films from 9 different countries have been selected.

Reims Polar will also present 5 out-of-competition films, including The Collini Affair and Cunningwhich will close the Festival, as well as a Sang Neuf selection dedicated to young filmmakers (7 feature films including 5 first films).

More info and tickets on the official Festival website:

Leave a Reply