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Films on the Lake Presents The Chorus (Les Choristes)

Part of Films on the Lake 2018

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The Chorus (Les Choristes)
Directed by Christophe Barratier, 2004, 1h37
With Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand

When music teacher Clément Mathieu takes a job at a school for troubled boys in 1949 France, he is unprepared for the depressing atmosphere and harsh discipline. As disciplinary problems are rampant, the strict old headmaster’s policies are questioned and are met with clash. Using unconventional teaching methods, Mathieu sparks passion and interest with music in his troubled students, determined to change their lives.

7:15 pm | Concert by The Mariachi Institute of Chicago

8:15 pm | Film Screening 

#FilmsontheLake | Free French films in Chicago Parks

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

Bring your own chair or blanket. No alcohol allowed. In case of rain, film will be rescheduled. 

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Films on the Lake is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago as part of the Chicago Park District's Movies in the Parks.

There is music and song in the air this summer through a selection of five classic and contemporary French movies presented in various parks and neighborhoods, with a concert or DJ set prior to each screening.

Movies in the Parks is presented by Bank of America. Films on the Lake is made possible thanks to the generous support of our official sponsors Kids Trail, TV5MONDE, and Blue Foundation with additional support from local community partners

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