Films (all w/English subtitles) will be shown in the French House Common Room (second floor of King Hall). All are welcome! Refreshments will be served!
January 29, 8:00 p.m., Incendies (2010)
In this drama/mystery, directed by Denis Villeneuve, a mother's dying wishes send her twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from the acclaimed play by Wajdi Mouawad, Incendies tells the powerful and moving story of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.
February 12, 8:00 p.m., Mommy (2014)
This Canadian drama/coming of age film, directed by, Xavier Dolan, tells the story of the recently widowed mom of an unpredictable and sometimes violent teenage son. She is struggling to raise him alone after he has been expelled from the latest in a long line of institutions. A peculiar new neighbor across the street offers her help, and together they find a new sense of balance and hope.
February 26, 8:00 p.m., Ma vie de Courgette (2016)
Ma vie de Courgette is a stop motion adult animated comedy-drama film, directed by Claude Barras. After losing his mother, a young boy nicknamed Courgette is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love. The story soars with laughter, sorrow, and joy, and stands as a testament to the resilience of the human heart. Ma vie de Courgette received 12 awards from different Film Festivals.
March 19, 8:00 p.m., 120 battements par minute
April 2, 8:00 p.m., Divines
April 16, 8:00 p.m., Welcome