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Films at the Alliance Française

  • Swiss Film : "Real Life is Elsewhere"

    Film from Switzerland, “Real Life is Elsewhere”, March 22 A scientist is on his way to a lecture in Marseille, another man is heading to Berlin to see his newborn son and a Swiss-born Italian woman is moving to Naples. The lives of these three strangers will intersect on a train platform in Geneva, and be changed forever! This movie is for a more mature audience. There will be a welcome reception before the screening. Some of the works of Belgium illustrator, Pascal Lemaître, will be (...)
  • French/Belgian Film: "A Cat in Paris"

    French/Belgian Film, "A Cat in Paris", March 23 Dino is a cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with Zoe, a little girl whose mother is a detective in the Parisian police force. But at night Dino sneaks out the window to work with Nico - a slinky cat burglar with a big heart, whose fluid movements are poetry in motion as he evades captors and slips and swishes from rooftop to rooftop across the Paris skyline. Rife with film references (from Reservoir Dogs to Goodfellas to The (...)
  • Québec Film: "Incendies"

    Film from Québec, “Incendies”, March 19 Incendies tells a deeply moving story of two twins who receive a pair of envelopes from their mother in her will. One is for the father they thought was dead; the other for a brother they didn’t know existed, taking them on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. They discover the tragic fate and courage of an exceptional woman. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the film has won many international awards including an Academy (...)