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October 24

France | 2015 | 82 minutes | Simon Rouby

This stunning animated feature, combining traditional painted backgrounds with clay sculpted characters, follows 12 year-old Adama, who leaves his small West African village on a quest to rescue his brother from the frontlines of WWI. Adama travels to "the land of breaths" - the village's term for war-torn Europe - for a coming-of-age odyssey that is also a tale of outstanding love, courage, and humanity. Appropriate for ages 8+.

The Anarchists

October 25

France | 2015 | 101 minutes | Elie Wajeman

Tahar Rahim (A Prophet) and Adèle Exarchopoulos (Blue Is the Warmest Color) star in this sweeping historical crime drama set in turn of the century Paris, where police officer Jean Albertini is tasked with infiltrating a band of anarchists, and unexpectedly falls in love with a passionate, and persuasive, member of the movement. Torn between duty and his heart, Jean will have to choose his allegiance.

Anton Chekhov - 1890

October 23 - 28, 2015

France | 2015 | 96 minutes | René Féret

A pivotal period in the life of Russian literary master Anton Chekhov is brought to life in this expressive biographical tale. A humble Russian doctor, Chekhov (Nicolas Giraud) starts writing stories for magazines to earn extra money. As his talent gains notice, an unexpected tragedy sends him on a journey to Siberia, and the trip inspires some of his most brilliant and famous works.

The Chef's Wife

October 24

France | 2014 | 90 minutes | Anne Le Ny

Two of France's most versatile and accomplished actresses, Karin Viard (Polisse, Delicatessen) and Emmannuelle Devos (Coco Before Chanel, Read My Lips), come together for this crowd-pleasing romantic comedy. Carole can no longer stand working alongside her talented Michelin-starred chef husband, Sam, so she meets with Marithé, who helps people explore new career opportunities. The two become friends, but when Marithé meets Sam, their mutual attraction complicates her motives in helping Carole to start over.

The Clearstream Affair

October 25

France | 2014 | 110 minutes | Vincent Garenq

This ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller follows journalist Denis Robert (Gilles Lellouche) and Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke (Charles Berling), who shake up the French governing class by exposing a dark political financial machine called the Clearstream system, which allowed financial institutions and wealthy investors to hold secret accounts for hiding unreported income and money laundering.


October 27

France | 2015 | 105 minutes | Philippe Fernandez

A slyly funny mix of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and 2001: A Space Odyssey, this retro-futuristic sci-fi story begins when seven astronauts - including Sigmund Freud look-alike, an overly communicative chimp, and a friendly dog - wake up on a spaceship, not knowing where they have come from nor where they are heading. As the ship operates by itself, they have ample time to meditate on matter, life and the universe.


October 22

France | 2015 | 110 minutes | Jacques Audiard

Opening Night Film & Party – Oct 22

Winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, this powerful drama from director Jacques Audiard (A Prophet, Rust & Bone) follows a former Tamil Tiger soldier as he flees from the aftermath of the Sri Lankan civil war to begin a new life in a Parisian suburb.

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October 27

France | 2015 | 79 minutes | Philippe Faucon

A sweet, insightful, and emotionally complex portrait of immigrants living in France, Fatima dives into the life of a Moroccan-born mother living in Lyon and struggling to raise her two teenage daughters, one rebellious, the other starting medical school. When she is put on leave from her job as a cleaning woman, Fatima starts to write letters to her daughters in Arabic, telling them all the things she can't express in French.

The Great Man

October 25

France | 2014 | 107 minutes | Sarah Leonor

This stylistic tale of pristine visual sensibility and French Legionnaires (reminiscent of Claire Denis's Beau Travail) is an intimate metaphysical look at two men trying to piece their life together after war. Told in five chapters, the story follows a soldier (Jérémie Renier) who is reunited with the man who saved his life, and unexpectedly finds himself able to repay his debt.

Half Sister, Full Love

October 23

France | 2015 | 95 minutes | Marion Vernoux

Director Marion Vernoux scheduled to attend with post-film discussion with Director Lynn Shelton (Your Sister's Sister). The French adaptation of Seattle filmmaker Lynn Shelton's Your Sister's Sister (and the second of Shelton's films adapted à la française) introduces Pierre, a young man still suffering after his brother's recent death, who accepts his best friend Tessa's invitation to recuperate at her family home in the French countryside, only to find the house already occupied by her heart-broken sister.