The Second Annual French Film Festival returns to Chapman University with eight, new and amazing French films. This year a variety of contemporary feature films and documentaries were chosen from the Tournees Featured Selection of french cinema. All screenings are free and open to the public. Movie and times are below, for more detailed information, please go to the French Film Festival Website.
Thursday, March 24: US Premiere of Espion(s) – A Sensual Thriller Starring Guillaume Canet. A film by Nicolas Saada, 7 p.m, Folino Theater.
Friday, March 25: Paris – A film about how eight strangers’ lives meet in Paris. A film by Cedric Klapisch, 7 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
Bluebeard – a gruesom fairy tale about a man with a blue beard. A film by Catherine Breillat, 9:30 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
Saturday, March 26:
Summer Hours – A film about three siblings and their mother’s death. A film by Olivier Assayas, 12 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
Coco Before Chanel – A film about Coco Chanel’s rise to fashion fame. A film by Annie Fontaine, 2 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
Welcome – A film about a swim coach and his illegal immigrant.A film by Philippe Lioret, 6 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
The French Kissers – A coming of age tale about a boy trying to fit in. A film by Riad Sattouf, 8 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.
Sunday, March 27:
La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet – A documentary about the making of seven ballets. A film by Frederick Wiseman, 1 p.m., Irvine Lecture Hall.