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FW: Jean-Louis Milesi, Screenwriter, presents MARIUS ET JEANNETTE

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555 Waverley St (Corner with Hamilton Ave), Palo Alto CA 94301


Friday November 4 at 8 pm:


Online booking stops  Thursday at Midnight


Doors open at 7 pm




A 1997 film by Robert Guediguian


Screenwriter Jean-louis Milesi  

and Robert Guediguian  

In This Issue
Marius et Jeannette
La Soiree French
SF French Cinema Now
Past Movie - Le Petit Nicolas - 

Le Petit NicolasThe showing of Le Petit Nicolas was a great success and had the largest attendance this year. The Saturday afternoon 2 pm matinee was appreciated by all parents and upon popular request, we have added 6 similar dates in 2012 .

Thank you for your feedback and suggestions: seating improvements for smaller children, a better buffet distribution to eliminate the bottle neck at the head table.

Thank you to all the teachers who were present that day, to Anne Jensen of the AATF who came with 15 teenagers, thank you to Gabrielle Durana and Judith Rapoport of the EFBA who supported the idea and actively distributed fliers and email. Thanks to the ISTP who also distributed fliers and online messages.
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Presented by the French-American Chamber of Commerce.



French Cinema Now

From the San Francisco Film Society.



The Gourmet Corner 

To get good imported french food. Say we sent you and you will receive 10% off


Bistro Vida

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Say we sent you and receive a free drink or dessert.


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French Film Club of Palo Alto

26 Movies a year, education by entertainment. An evening for a French Film, French Food and French conversation.


All showings are at

Downtown Community Center, Parish Hall, All Saints Church, 555 Waverley Street
Palo Alto, California 94301













Films Festivals Around the World




2011 Posters films we saw.

Dear Nancy and Star  ,

It is a great pleasure for me to announce the Fall Program, with our November and December showings. The theme as you know is "La Seduction" or "How the French play the game of life". Based on a 2011 book by american Paris based author Elaine Sciolino, these movies represent, we think, some interesting and colorful aspect of The seduction. Go to La Seduction on the web to learn more.

Join us for good films, food and conversations.
  • Nov 4 : Marius et Jeannette  (Marius and Jeannette)" ****-A truly touching, sometimes raucously Hilarious mix of love story, family drama and ensemble comedy." Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune.
  •  Marius et JeannetteMarius et Jeannette
    See details and TRAILER on our website using the links provided here.

    BREAKING NEWS: We will have the honor to have with us that evening the screen writer of MARIUS ET JEANNETTE (and many other films) Jean-Louis Milesi.

    Jean-Louis is an Author, Film Director, Writer, Actor and Musician.
    In 1998, he shared with Robert Guediguian a nomination for a Cesar Award for Best Wrting for Marius et Jeannette.
    In 2001, they again both shared a nomination for a European Film Award for Best Screen Writer for "The Town is Quiet". 
    At the San Sebastian International Film Festival 1998, won the Alma Award for Best Screenplay - Honorable Mention for Where the Heart Is (1998). Shared With: Robert Guédiguian
  • Nov 18 : L'Arnacoeur (The HeartBreaker) film by Pascal Chaumeil with Romain Duris ans Vanessa Paradis. Funny, Warm and witty...
  • Dec 2 : La Grande Seduction ( Seducing Dr Lewis), a winner at Sundance Film Festival directed byJean-Francois pouliot with Raymond Bouchard and David Boutin.
  • Dec 16: The Man who Loved Women. A cult classic by Francois Truffaut with Charles Denner and Brigitte Fossey as lead characters.
The box-office for Marius et Jeannette is open. More details on the other movies will be on the Website in a few days.  We look forward to see you there.




Max Bouchard
The French Film Club of Palo Alto


11/18 at the Metreon City View
La Soiree French Extravaganza
La Soiree
Organized by the FACCSF , French American Chamber of Commerce - San Francisco, this event will take place on Friday November 18th at the Metreon City View, from 6pm to 11pm.
During this event, wine and food will be served and you will be entertained by an auction, a fashion show of Wedding dresses, a dance floor animated by DJ Melvin, and a retail showroom.
For the first time this year, there will be a MILLESIME LOUNGE, where you will taste premium wines, is an upscale decor and furniture of a French brand, a certified Sommelier will be there to guide you.

For more details and price, go to

FINAL DAYS : 10/27 to 11/02
French Cinema Now at the
San Francisco Film Society
SFFSFrench Cinema Now brings the most significant new work from international francophone cinema to discerning Bay Area audiences.
Covering a broad spectrum of subject matter and genres, it builds a comprehensive picture of the current moment in French language cinema and delivers vital filmmakers in person to San Francisco audiences. Très magnifique!
October 27-November 2, 2011
SF Film Society | New People Cinema
Landmark's Embarcadero Center Cinema

November 10-13 SF Int'l Animation Festival : Go to


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With the exception of Le Petit Nicolas, movies start at 8:00pm
The doors open at 7:00 PM for an aperitif, coffee, tea; buffet and conversation.
Some long features require special programming - Please consult the specific information for that movie.

We organize from time to time small events from 6 to 7 pm, music, fine arts...



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