February 2019 Calendar of Events
The story of the life and times of Gustave Eiffel’s Tower, which made its debut at the Paris World’s Fair in 1889, is filled with the history of the times. Learn more and register.
The Fans of French Cinema group returns in February with four fabulous films in French (with English subtitles):
- February 7, 4 pm Jules et Jim (1962) French New Wave romantic drama film set around the time of WW1. It describes a love triangle involving French Bohemian Jim, his Austrian friend, Jules and Jules’ girlfriend (Jeanne Moreau). 1 hr 45 min
- February 14, 4 pm Amélie (2001) Amélie Audrey Tautou) is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. Extraordinary cinematography and a dazzling array of Parisian settings. 2 hr 2 min
- February 21, 4 pm Back to Burgundy (2017) After a 10 year absence, Jean returns to his hometown when his father falls ill. Reuniting with his sister Juliette and his brother Jérémie, they have to re-build their relationship and trust as a family again. A lovely family. Story with beautiful scenery of the French Wine Country (1hr 53 min)
- February 28, 4pm Être et Avoir (To Be and To Have – 2002) A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.(1hr 44 min)
See the February 2019 Calendar of Events (.pdf)