Local Cinema

Francophile and Francophone Movies


⚜️ UofL French Film Festival


ALL MOVIES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Thursday 5PM screenings will be introduced by French culture and film specialists and followed by a discussion with the audience.


Boy Meets Girl by Leos Carax, 1984

Tuesday 2/19, 8 pm – Floyd Theater, Collaboration with UofL’s Film Liberation Unit

After being dumped, brooding romantic Alex (Denis Lavant) nearly kills his friend Thomas (Christian Cloarec), who has been conducting an affair with his girlfriend. The despondent Alex then wanders aimlessly through Paris. Along the way, he overhears a suicidal girl, Mireille (Mireille Perrier), breaking up with her boyfriend over an intercom. Later he meets Mireille at a party, and as the night wears on, the two lonely young people begin to fall for each other.


The Workshop (L’Atelier) by Laurent Cantet, 2017

Thursday 2/21, 5 pm and 8 pm and Saturday 2/23, 2 pm – Floyd Theater

When young Antoine goes to a summer writing workshop, well-respected novelist Olivia is assigned to help him with his project. Antoine’s provocative, aggressive behavior intrigues Olivia, who finds herself drawn to him.


The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (Le Grand Méchant Renard et autres contes) by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert, 2018

Sunday 2/24, 1 pm – Speed Cinema

The countryside isn’t always as calm and peaceful as it’s made out to be, and the animals on this farm are particularly agitated: a fox who mothers a family of chicks, a rabbit who plays the stork, and a duck who wants to be Santa Claus.


The Sweet Escape (Comme un avion) by Bruno Podalydès, 2015

Thursday 2/28, 5 pm and 8 pm and Saturday 3/2, 2 pm – Floyd Theater

A 50-year-old man decides to change his urban lifestyle and go on an adventure.


More info HERE.


⚜️ IUS French Film Series


ALL MOVIES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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⚜️ Louisville Children’s Film Festival / UofL French Film Festival / Speed Cinema

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More info HERE.