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French Animation Festival at MICA!

A former member
Post #: 31
Wow, I only found out about this a few minutes ago but MICA is having a French Animation Festival all this week!

French people are the ones that made Perseopolis and Triplets of Belville. Curse my work schedule! I'll definitely be at the Monday lecture. If you're interested in going to any of these events send me an e-mail and I'll see if I can get the time off.

Here's the schedule

FRIDAY, APRIL 16
MICA, Main Building, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Free
-7:30 p.m., Main Court: Opening reception
-8 p.m., Room 140: Panel discussion, including Nicolas Nemiri and Antoine Dodé, covering what is unique about French comics and animation

SATURDAY, APRIL 17
Alliance Française, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington, Free
-2 p.m.: Children's workshop with Antoine Dodé, creating a new comics character

MONDAY, APRIL 19
MICA, Main Building, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Free
-8 p.m., Room 110: Lecture by MICA illustration faculty member José Villarrubia, Color in Comics

TUESDAY, APRIL 20
Alliance Française, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington, Free (reservations required; call 202.234.7911)
-6:30 p.m.: Exhibition opening of Les Trois Ombres by Cyril Pedrosa; book signing by Antoine Dodé and Cyril Pedrosa

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21
MICA, Main Building, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Free
-7 p.m., Room 110: Presentation by MICA animation faculty member Laurence Arcadias of short films by MICA and SUPINFOCOM students

THURSDAY, APRIL 22
Letelier Theater, 3251 Prospect St. NW, Upper Courtyard, Washington, Free, MICA students and Alliance Française members; $8, general admission
-7 p.m.: Presentation by Alliance Française deputy director Sylvain Cornevaux of short films by MICA and SUPINFOCOM students

FRIDAY, APRIL 23
Alliance Française, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington, Free, MICA students and Alliance Française members; $8, general admission
-6:30 p.m.: Lecture by Pascal Fioretto, Humor in comics

SATURDAY, APRIL 24
MICA, Main Building, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Free
-2 p.m., Room 140: MICA illustration faculty member Alain Corbel presents his Sequential Art students' exhibition
-2 p.m., Room 110: MICA students' animation on display
-3 p.m., Room 140: Workshop with Cyril Pedrosa and MICA students on the narrative process
-4 p.m., Room 140: Professional forum with publishers Yvan Alagbé (Fremok/France), Jérôme Martineau (Carabas Revolution/France) and Calista Brill (First Second Books/US)
-6 p.m., Main Court: Closing party

SUNDAY, APRIL 25
MICA, Main Building, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Free
-2-5 p.m., Room 140: Closing of exhibition by MICA's Sequential Art class

Changes may occur on the schedule. For more information, call MICA at 410.225.2300 or the Alliance Française de Washington at 202.234.7911.
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