French Film Festival at UCarleton [fr]

Carleton University’s Film Program in conjunction with the French Embassy in Canada have announced their first ever film festival April 4, 5, 6th, 2014.


As part of Carleton Undergraduate film studies program, Film 4800: Archives and Curatorial Practice, Professor Tom McSorley, Director of the Canadian Film Institute (CFI) and a regular film contributor to CBC, has included as part of his syllabus for his students to create a film festival including programming, media outreach and all the planning entailed from beginning to end.

In conjunction with the French embassy, who have donated the films, Carleton film festival will show 5 of France’s recent and contemporary films. All films will have English subtitles.


Friday, April 4th 7:00pm
Dir: Bruno Dumont.

After her brother confines her to an asylum we watch Camille navigate her new “world”. Juliette Binoche stars in this French biopic that premiered at the Berlin Film festival.


Saturday, April 5th 4:00pm
Dir: Francois Videau.

After being held captive for nearly 10 years Gaelle finally escapes. Selected for competition at the Berlin Film festival.


Saturday, April 5th 7:00pm
Dir: Muriel & Delphine Coulin.

After one student becomes pregnant at her local high school, 16 others decide to follow suit. Nominated for best first feature at Montreal World Film festival.


Sun., April 6th 4:00pm
Dir: Jérôme Enrico.

Paulette, a senior citizen having trouble making ends meet on her pension decides to start selling marijuana. Based on true events.


Sunday, April 6th 7:00pm
Dir: Catherine Corsini.

Al tries to walk away from a hit and run accident that he caused but what he doesn’t know is that Juliette has witnessed everything from her balcony. Official selection at Cannes film festival.

Admission is Free.

All films will be shown in the River Building Amphitheatre 2nd floor, 2200. Parking is available next to building

Last modified on 03/04/2014

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