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FRIDAY MARCH 8 2019

Le grand bain (Sink of Swim (1 h 58) 
Director: Gilles Lelouche (2018)

2:30 - 4:30 PM
198-B, Cornerstone Building, OFFA (Office of Francophone et Francophile Affairs), SFU Burnaby 


Synopsis :
 It is in the corridors of their municipal swimming pool that Bertrand, Marcus, Simon, Laurent, Thierry and the others train under the relative authority of Delphine, former glory of the basins. Together, they feel free and helpful. They will put all their energy into a discipline previously owned by women: synchronized swimming. So, yes it's a weird idea, but this challenge will allow them to find meaning in their lives...

 

In collaboration with Visions Ouest Productions, this movie screening is showcased during the French class FREN 300 - Advanced French: Oral Practice, teached by Linda Bruneau-Jolly.

THURSDAY MARCH 14 2019

Visages Villages (Faces, Places) (1 h 32) 
Directors: Agnès Varda & JR (2017)



6 - 9:30 PM
SFU Woodward's, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver



Synopsis :
 Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

 

In collaboration with Visions Ouest Productions, this movie screening will be preceded by a reception with the Consulate of France in Vancouver.
Please book your ticket here, before March 12 2019, 5pm.

SUNDAY MARCH 24 2019

Le Brio (1 h 35) 
Director: Yvan Attal (2018)


7 - 9 PM
SFU Woodward's, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver


Synopsis :
 After an incident, a brilliant professor known for his outbursts is forced to mentor the student he wronged for a speech contest.

 

This movie is presented in collaboration with Visions Ouest Productions.
Please book your ticket here.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 2019

Visages Villages (Faces, Places) (1 h 32) 
Directors: Agnès Varda & JR (2017)



6 - 9:30 PM
198-B, Édifice Cornerstone, OFFA (Office of francophone and francophile affairs), SFU Burnaby 


Synopsis: Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

 

In collaboratin with Visions Ouest Productions, this movie screening will be showcased during the French class FREN 352 - French and Francophone Cultures through Films and/or Media Texts, teached by Gaëlle Planchenault.

THURDSDAY APRIL 4 2019

La Bolduc (1 h 43) 
Director: François Bouvier (2018)


6 - 9:30 PM
198-B, Édifice Cornerstone, OFFA (Office of francophone and francophile affairs), SFU Burnaby 



Synopsis:
 This is the life story of Mary Travers also known by her stage name of La Bolduc. Mary Rose-Anna Bolduc, née Travers, was a musician and singer of French Canadian music. She was known as Madame Bolduc or La Bolduc. During the peak of her popularity in the 1930s, she was known as the Queen of Canadian Folk Singers. Bolduc is often considered to be Quebec's first singer/songwriter. Her style combined the traditional folk music of Ireland and Quebec, usually in upbeat, comedic songs.

 

In collaboration with Visions Ouest Productions, this movie screening will be presented part of the class of History HIST 102 - Canada since Confederation, teached by professor Nicolas Kenny.

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ENGLISH-FRIENDLY EVENTS

Le Printemps de la francophonie 2019 is an occasion to promote the value of French in a variety of ways and to foster the exchange between Francophones and Francophiles from near and far. OFFA is proud to offer a full month of events that includes something for everyone.