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Francophone Film Series presents LA PIROGUE + Q&A with guest speaker

LA PIROGUE followed by Q&A with guest speaker By Moussa Touré, 2012, 87 min, Drama, in French/Wolof/Spanish with English Subtitles With Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Laïty Fall, Malaminé 'Yalenguen' Dramé Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he sometimes dreams of new horizons, where he can earn a better living for his family. When he is offered to lead one of the many pirogues that head towards Europe via the Canary Island, he reluctantly accepts the job, knowing full-well the dangers that lie ahead. Leading a group of 30 men who don't all speak the same language, some of whom have never seen the sea, Baye Laye will confront many perils in order to reach the distant coasts of Europe. LA PIROGUE was a nominee for the Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes Film Festival 2012. It won the 2013 Lumiere Award for Best Francophone Film. The screening will be followed by Q&A with guest moderator, Alliance Française d'Austin Film Program Director, Julia Podgorsek and guest speaker (tbd) ------------------- • WHAT IS THE FRANCOPHONE FILM SERIES? Francophone Film Series is a retrospective of films from the Francophone world, a linguistic bloc that covers twenty-nine countries and encompasses countless cultural identities. In its second season, all films explore ideas of leaving and migration. It is presented by Alliance Française Austin and Bob Bullock Museum. • WHO CAN GO? Everybody! All films are subtitled in English. Bring your friends! • WHEN? Come early and explore the 1st floor exhibit BECOMING TEXAS, and enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres provided by Le Politque at 6:00pm. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m and film starts at 7pm. • WHERE? At the Texas Spirit Theater in the Bob Bullock Museum - Parking garage is located on 18th Street, on the south side of the Museum. FREE PARKING • WHAT ABOUT THE PRICE? $8 for General Admission $5 for College Students, Bob Bullock Members and AFA Members ***RSVPing ON MEETUP DOES NOT RESERVE YOU A SEAT. To reserve your seat, get your ticket online here: https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/education/francophone-film-series-la-pirogue-20200305?fbclid=IwAR3kI_Lmk755eow8_j_LSnESgKdSE3HZql7U5upKo96WOFfQHVnK1T81-Pw For more information about Alliance Française Austin membership program: https://www.afaustin.org/membership To know everything about French/Francophone cinema and AFA Film Program, follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AFAustincineclub Or check out their webpage here: https://www.afaustin.org/cine-club

Francophone Film Series presents DHEEPAN + Q&A with guest speaker

DHEEPAN followed by Q&A with guest speaker By Jacques Audiard, 2015, 115 min, Drama, in French/Tamil/English with English Subtitles With Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby Dheepan is a Tamil freedom fighter, a Tiger. In Sri Lanka, the Civil War is reaching its end, and defeat is near. Dheepan decides to flee, taking with him two strangers - a woman and a little girl - hoping that they will make it easier for him to claim asylum in Europe. Arriving in Paris, the 'family' moves from one temporary home to another until Dheepan finds work as the caretaker of a run-down housing block in the suburbs. He works to build a new life and a real home for his 'wife' and his 'daughter', but the daily violence he confronts quickly reopens his war wounds, and Dheepan is forced to reconnect with his warrior's instincts to protect the people he hopes will become his true family. DHEEPAN received nine nominations for the César Awards in 2016 and was the winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival in 2015. The screening will be followed by Q&A with guest moderator, Alliance Française d'Austin Film Program Director, Julia Podgorsek and guest speaker (tbd) ------------------- • WHAT IS THE FRANCOPHONE FILM SERIES? Francophone Film Series is a retrospective of films from the Francophone world, a linguistic bloc that covers twenty-nine countries and encompasses countless cultural identities. In its second season, all films explore ideas of leaving and migration. It is presented by Alliance Française Austin and Bob Bullock Museum. • WHO CAN GO? Everybody! All films are subtitled in English. Bring your friends! • WHEN? Come early and explore the 1st floor exhibit BECOMING TEXAS at 6pm. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m and film starts at 7pm. • WHERE? At the Texas Spirit Theater in the Bob Bullock Museum - Parking garage is located on 18th Street, on the south side of the Museum. FREE PARKING • WHAT ABOUT THE PRICE? $8 for General Admission $5 for College Students, Bob Bullock Members and AFA Members ------------------- ***RSVPing ON MEETUP DOES NOT RESERVE YOU A SEAT. To reserve your seat, get your ticket online here: https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/education/francophone-film-series-dheepan-20200528 For more information about Alliance Française Austin membership program: https://www.afaustin.org/membership To know everything about French/Francophone cinema and AFA Film Program, follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AFAustincineclub Or check out their webpage here: https://www.afaustin.org/cine-club

Francophone Film Series presents UNE SAISON EN FRANCE + Q&A with guest speaker

UNE SAISON EN FRANCE followed by Q&A with guest speaker By Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 2017, 100 min, Drama, in French with English Subtitles With Eriq Ebouaney, Sandrine Bonnaire, Aalayna Lys, Ibrahim Burama Darboe Abbas, a high school teacher in the Central African Republic, has fled his war-torn country with his two children and his brother. They now live in France, where Abbas works at a food market, while applying for political assylum. A French woman, Carole, falls in love with him and offers a roof for him and his family. When Abbas’s application is rejected, they face a crucial decision. UNE SAISON EN FRANCE was officially selected for the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017 and the BFI London Film Festival in 2017. The screening will be followed by Q&A with guest moderator, Alliance Française d'Austin Film Program Director, Julia Podgorsek and guest speaker (tbd) ------------------- • WHAT IS THE FRANCOPHONE FILM SERIES? Francophone Film Series is a retrospective of films from the Francophone world, a linguistic bloc that covers twenty-nine countries and encompasses countless cultural identities. In its second season, all films explore ideas of leaving and migration. It is presented by Alliance Française Austin and Bob Bullock Museum. • WHO CAN GO? Everybody! All films are subtitled in English. Bring your friends! • WHEN? Come early and explore the 1st floor exhibit BECOMING TEXAS at 6pm. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m and film starts at 7pm. • WHERE? At the Texas Spirit Theater in the Bob Bullock Museum - Parking garage is located on 18th Street, on the south side of the Museum. FREE PARKING • WHAT ABOUT THE PRICE? $8 for General Admission $5 for College Students, Bob Bullock Members and AFA Members ------------------- ***RSVPing ON MEETUP DOES NOT RESERVE YOU A SEAT. To reserve your seat, get your ticket online here: https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/education/francophone-film-series-une-saison-en-france-20200723 For more information about Alliance Française Austin membership program: https://www.afaustin.org/membership To know everything about French/Francophone cinema and AFA Film Program, follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AFAustincineclub Or check out their webpage here: https://www.afaustin.org/cine-club

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