Thursday February 20, 2014
Event Information
Section: Arts/Entertainment
Armstrong French Club To Host 6th Annual Francophone Film Festival

When: February 20, 2014
06:00 PM to 08:30 AM
Where: Ogeechee Theater, located in the Student Union at Armstrong
Address: 11935 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31419
Cost: free

Description: The Francophone Film Festival will screen five French-language movies covering a wide range of themes and issues. All film screenings are free and open to the public. 2014 Francophone Film Festival Schedule Thursday, February 20, 6 p.m. Les Adieux a la Reine (Farewell, My Queen) A look at the Marie Antoinette during the first days of the French Revolution. Friday, February 21, 6 p.m. Poulet aux Prunes (Chicken with Plums) Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. Friday, February 21, 8:30 p.m. La Pirogue (The Pirogue) A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. Saturday, February 22, 6 p.m. Couleur de Peau: Miel (Approved for Adoption) Comic-book artist Jung returns to Seoul for the first time since he was abandoned at the age of 5. Saturday, February 22, 8:30 p.m. Des Hommes et des Dieux (Of Gods and Men) Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.


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