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UW French Cinema Club announces Winter Quarter movie screenings

Submitted by Fis Assistant on February 10, 2017 - 2:50pm
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Join the UW French Cinema Club this quarter for screenings of films from the francophone world! All screenings are held at 5.30 pm in the Allen Auditorium.

Tuesday Feb 14th - Les amours imaginaires by Xavier Dolan

The story is set in present day Montréal, where two friends fall in love with the same man. It premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. -- there will be refreshments and food!

Tuesday Feb 28th - Comment c'est loin by Orelsan

"After ten years of doing nothing, Orel and Gringe are in their mid 30s and they struggle to finish their first rap album. Their texts are mostly sex jokes and booze stories and reflect the everyday life they have in a small town from France. The problem is that they never really finished a song and when their producers want to meet, they have to face a new challenge : finish their first song in the next 24h. Their old issues, the fear of failure, their alcoholic friends and annoying girlfriends won't help them to do so, or will they?"

See the trailer here.

Tuesday Mar 14th - La famille Bélier by Éric Lartigau

"A girl ,who lives with her deaf parents on a farm, discovers that she has the gift of singing. This movie was a huge popular success in France, in part due to, once again, a moving final scene."

See the trailer here.

For more information, visit the French Cinema Club Facebook Page.

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