In order to welcome all types of audiences and to present the best series to the largest possible number, Series Mania ups its inclusivity efforts towards people with disabilities (motor, visual, hearing and mental). Here are all the actions undertaken to allow you to prepare at best your journey to the festival and to enjoy carefree these 8 full days of programs.

Framework

To facilitate reception of the disabled festival-goers, the following framework has been set up:

  • A custom ticket office: to book a place fitting for wheelchairs in theater rooms, please contact directly the address billetterie@seriesmania.com (your request will be treated as a priority)
  • Priority access to all the locations of the festival
  • A welcome team with disability awareness
  • Adapted toilets on the entirety of the site

Festival locations

Almost all the locations of the festival are accessible to people with handicap of reduced mobility.

Details:

Village Festival by Crédit Mutuel

Place Rihour – Lille
Accessible location to disabled festival-goers.

Screenings in Lille

Cinéma UGC Ciné Cité Lille
40, rue de Béthune – Lille
All the projection rooms are accessible to disabled festival-goers, except projection rooms 6 and 9.

Cinéma Le Majestic Lille
54, rue de Béthune – Lille
The projection room is accessible to disabled festival-goers.

Le Nouveau Siècle
Place Mendès France – Lille
All the projection rooms are accessible to disabled festival-goers (with a limit of 6 seats available to wheelchairs).
Specific reception for opening and closing ceremonies and for the screenings of the International competition at the Nouveau Siècle: a team of volunteers will be available to facilitate priority access and placement in the rooms if needed.

Screenings in the area

UGC Les Écrans
14, promenade de la Fraternité – Centre commercial Saint Christophe – Tourcoing
The projection room is accessible to disabled festival-goers.

Le Colisée
12, rue de Paris – Lens
The projection room is accessible to
disabled festival-goers.
Pictoaccess link

Le Studio 43
Pôle Marine, rue des Fusiliers Marins – Dunkerque
The projection room is accessible to disabled festival-goers (audio description, sound enhancement et specific subtitling).

Arenberg Creative Mine – Wallers
Rue Michel Rondet – Wallers-Arenberg
The projection room is accessible to disabled festival-goers.

Maison de la Culture
2, place Léon Gontier – Amiens
All the projection rooms are accessible to disabled festival-goers.
Pictoaccess link

Traveling to Lille

By plane
Aéroport de Lille
To get to Lille :
– Shuttle from Lille airport (accessible to wheelchairs)

By train
Both main stations are located in the city center, close to the Festival reception and the other sites of the festival.
Gare Lille Flandres (national and regional)
Gare Lille Europe (international and national)

Driving
Adapted cars rental companies :
Handynamic, Mobility cars and wheelchair accessible vehicles rental
Wheeliz, Mobility car rental for private individuals
Car-pooling or adapted transport:
Citiz Lille/Arras, wheelchair accessible vehicles rental

In Lille

The city of Lille goes to great lengths to facilitate accessibility for people with disabilities. Please refer to the Handicap guide to find many more information by clicking on this link and downloading the guide in pdf format (french only).

Public transport
Network Ilévia: public transport division of the City of Lille

Also check the Handipole service, a department of Ilévia dedicated to people having the mobility inclusion card or a disability card of at least 80 % and who are unable to use the standard network for mobility or comprehension reasons. A shuttle can be dispatched for you from your home to the destination of your choice:

The service has a booking system working until 6pm the day before the planned request. Just contact Ilévia at the number 03.20.40.40.40 (enter 2) or via email to handipole@ilevia.fr (on-call number in case of an emergency or if the Customer center is closed: 03 20 59 79 59).

Car parks
The city center of Lille offers many parking spots reserved to people with reduced mobility. People with an EU parking card for people with disabilities or a mobility inclusion card with the mention “parking for disabled” can park for free.
More information on the website of the City of Lille.

Accomodation, catering and medical care

Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Lille

Accomodation with Tourisme et Handicap certification

Emergency

Single contact for SAMU ambulances, police, and fire brigades:
112 : European emergency number
114 : Emergency number for people with hearing or talking impairments

CHU de Lille, hôpital Roger Salengro (ER department for children and adults)
Rue Emile Laine – Lille

SOS Médecins
3, avenue Louise Michel – Lille (Metro line 1 – Porte de Douai)
0826 46 91 91 (anytime)