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French Cinémathèque: Saint Omer – Mar. 2024 (in English)
French Cinémathèque: Saint Omer – Mar. 2024 (in English)

Mon, Mar 25

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French Cinémathèque: Saint Omer – Mar. 2024 (in English)

Time & Location

Mar 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

Zoom Event

About the event

One Film One Federation (OFOF), in collaboration with Telescope Film, presents French Cinémathèque – a celebration of Francophone cinema offering a curated selection of monthly films from January – December, 2024. AF Chapter members worldwide can enjoy the monthly selection on specified streaming platforms followed by a free hosted discussion with industry experts.

The monthly discussion will be lead by Aude Hebert. Aude has had a distinguished career in the promotion of French cinema, including positions with the Forum des Images, the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, the Paris Cinema International Film Festival, Unifrance, and Le Public Système Cinéma.  She has just taken a new position as the Head of Film and TV for the Villa Albertine in Los Angeles.

Telescope Film, the only site in the US exclusively for international film and TV, now offers a dedicated page for France. Looking for a particular French film or show? Search our comprehensive database to find out if it’s streaming in the US and where. Not sure what to watch (as long as it’s French!)? See what’s new and what’s popular from France, or browse our curated content – there’s a new themed collection every month. From the classics of the French New Wave to the latest series, the French page on Telescope is a home for fans of French film and TV.

February: Saint Omer (2022) Director: Alice Diop Starring: Kayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda, Aurélia Petit, Valérie Dréville

Young novelist Rama attends the trial of Laurence Coly, a Senegalese immigrant accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her on a beach in northern France. But as the trial continues, the words of the accused will shake Rama’s convictions and raise complex issues in this haunting portrait of the immigrant experience.

Discussions will take place on the fourth Monday of each month. Participants are encouraged to watch the films via streaming before attending the discussion.

This event will be on Zoom and is free for all Alliance Française members, AATF members, invited guests of the presenter and non-members. Click here to register.

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