Enjoy this touching movie about a 9-year-old boy and his unique but surprisingly universal story. A light reception with Swiss food and drink promises some captivating discussions after the screening.

My Life as a Zucchini / Ma vie de Courgette
by Claude Barras
2016 – Switzerland/France – 74 min

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema
March 9 | 7:45 p.m

Zucchini is a rather unusual nickname for a 9-year-old boy and his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer Raymond, who accompanies Zucchini to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first Zucchini struggles to find his place in this strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond’s help and his new found friends, he eventually learns to trust, finds true love and at last a new family of his own.

This event is part of the D.C.Francophonie Cultural Festival

A light reception with Swiss food and drink promises some captivating discussions after the screening.

Get your ticket here.

In French with English subtitles

This event is organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in partnership with the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France.

     

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema 555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

My Life as a Zucchini

When
03/09/2017
Where
Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema
555 11th St NW,
Washington, DC 20004
My Life as a Zucchini

Enjoy this touching movie about a 9-year-old boy and his unique but surprisingly universal story. A light reception with Swiss food and drink promises some captivating discussions after the screening.

My Life as a Zucchini / Ma vie de Courgette
by Claude Barras
2016 – Switzerland/France – 74 min

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema
March 9 | 7:45 p.m

Zucchini is a rather unusual nickname for a 9-year-old boy and his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer Raymond, who accompanies Zucchini to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first Zucchini struggles to find his place in this strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond’s help and his new found friends, he eventually learns to trust, finds true love and at last a new family of his own.

This event is part of the D.C.Francophonie Cultural Festival

A light reception with Swiss food and drink promises some captivating discussions after the screening.

Get your ticket here.

In French with English subtitles

This event is organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in partnership with the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France.

 

     

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