September 29, 2013

Kent State University to Present French Film Series

On October 11-12 and 25- 26, 2013, Kent State University will present the Tournées Festival, a series of five recent French films. The films will be shown in the auditorium in the Michael Schwartz Center (room 177) and will be in French with English subtitles. A discussion will follow each film. Admission is free and free parking is available at Michael Schwartz Center.

The films featured in the event include:

Friday, October 11, 7:30 pm
(Inspector Bellamy) ( Claude Chabrol)

Saturday, October 12, 7:30 pm
Les Femmes Du 6ème Étage
(The Women On The 6th Floor) (Philippe Le Guay)

Friday, October 25, 7:30 pm
Le Gamin Au Vélo
(The Kid With A Bike) (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)

Saturday, October 26, 2:00 pm
Le Bonheur d’Elza
(Elza) (Mariette Monpierre) With presentation/discussion by the director.

Saturday, October 26, 5:00 pm
Les Hommes Libres
(Free Men) (Ismaël Ferroukhi)

The KSU French film festival provides students, teachers, and the broader community with the opportunity to see and discuss recent films rarely available in the U.S.

The Tournées Festival, organized in collaboration with the Department of History and the Institute for Applied Linguistics, is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture (FNC). Sponsors of the festival include the Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation, highbrow entertainment, agnès b., and the Franco-American Cultural Fund.

All films are in French with English subtitles and are FREE and open to the public.

For directions to campus and a campus map, please see:

Parking is available in the Michael Schwartz parking lot and the Kent State Student Center parking lot. The Schwartz center is located at the corner of East Summit Street and Morris road.

For details, please contact: Françoise Massardier-Kenney, at fkenney at kent dot edu, or Rebecca Pulju at rpulju at kent dot edu.

Minick, T. [OFLA] Kent State University to Present French Film Series. OFLA listserv (OFLA@LISTSERV.KENT.EDU, 27 Sep 2013).

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