Thursday, February 22, 2007

GET EXCITED: Francophone Film Fest is Here!

The Francophone Film Festival kicks off tonight. For the second year in a row, the French Department at UVA, with the help of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture (CNC), The French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) Council, and OFFScreen, are bringing contemporary French films to the Charlottesville area.

It all begins tonight at 7pm in Wilson 402 (Auditorium) with:

The Child (2005)
Dir: Jean Pierre & Luc Dardenne, 95 mins
With guest speaker Mr. Ari Blatt, French Department
This screening is Free

Click HERE for the official website of L'enfant.

Tomorrow (Friday):
Mondovino (2004)
6:00pm, Wilson 402 Auditorium
Dir: Jonathan Nossiter, 135 min.
Speaker: Ms. Alison Levine, French Department

De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté (2005)
The Beat That My Heart Skipped
5:00pm, Wilson 402 Auditorium
Dir: Jacques Audiard, 107 min.
Speaker: Ms. Cheryl Krueger, French Department

Après vous (2003)
After You
7:30pm, Wilson 402 Auditorium
Dir: Pierre Salvadori, 100 min.
Speaker: Mr. Chris James, French Department

Innocence (2004)
7:00pm and 9:30pm, Newcomb Theater
Dir: Lucile Hadzihalilovic, 115 min
Speaker: Ms. Danielle Smith, French Department (after 7:00 showing only)
Tickets $3


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