eventsThe Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with the National Gallery of Art and American University's School of Communication and College of Arts and Sciences, present a retrospective of French filmmaker Agnès Varda, a distinctive figure in French Cinema. Awarded at the 68th Cannes Film Festival with the “Palme d’honneur”, she has been making documentaries and fiction films for more than 50 years and heralded major trends such as the French New Wave.
October 2 to November 22, 2015
eventsThe monthly French Cinémathèque series at the Avalon Theatre, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents the screening of the 2014 film 24 jours (24 days) by Alexandre Arcady. In his most recent feature film, Alexandre Arcady brings to the audience a perspective on the 2006 true story of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Parisian kidnapped and tortured by a group that was soon to be known as the Gang of Barbarians.
October 21, 2015 | 8:00 p.m
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While staying with the nomadic herdsmen of Mongolia, a young Chinese student develops a fascination with the wolves that roam the plains.
A femme fatale and her cohorts kidnap Frank Martin's (Ed Skrein) father to coerce Frank into helping them break up a ring of human traffickers from the Russian Federation.
Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay much attention to her. School holds no surprises either and Charlie grows tired of her staid friends. Enter Sarah (Lou De Laâge), a hip new transfer student who brings with her an alluring air of boldness and danger.