Fullerton College

French Film Festival

The Fullerton College 10th Annual French Film Festival

April 2-5, 2019

The French Film Festival is a four-night festival that begins each night with a cultural event at 6:30 PM in the Campus Theater patio area.  The cultural event features food, art, and music that represent a little bit of French or German culture. All movies begin at 7:30 PM in the Campus Theater. Ticket sales begin January 29, 2019 at the Fullerton College Box Office, which is open from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 7:00 p.m. each night of the festival! There will be FREE parking on the 3rd and 4th floor of the Fullerton College parking structure all four nights of the festival.

Thank you for supporting our event and our students!

Sponsored by: The Humanities Division (French Film Festival Committee).

FILMS

LE BRIO/The Brio

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Neïla Salah grew up in Creteil, and dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Enrolled at the renowned Assas Law School in Paris, on her  first day she runs up against Pierre Mazard, a professor known for his provocative behavior and misconduct.
To redeem himself, he agrees to prep Neïla for a prestigious public speaking contest. Cynical and demanding, Pierre might become the mentor she needs… But to do that, both of them will have to rise above their prejudices.

 

MEIN BLIND DATE MIT DEM LEBEN/My Blind Date with Life

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Saliya becomes blind as a teenager, and in spite of everyone telling him he has limits, he starts working in a luxury hotel by keeping his condition a secret. His bluff starts to unravel when he falls in love with someone at the hotel.

 

UN SAC DE BILLES/A Bag of Marbles

Thursday, April 4, 2019

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.

 

DEMAIN TOUT COMMENCE/Two is a Family

Friday, April 5, 2019

Samuel lives his life without any attachments or responsibilities, beside the sea in the sunshine of southern France, near to people he loves and with whom he works without tiring himself too much.
That is until the day that one of his former girlfriends deposits a little baby in his arms: Gloria, his daughter! Incapable of looking after a baby and determined to give the baby back to her mother, Samuel dashes to London in an attempt to find her, without any luck.
Eight years later, Samuel and Gloria have made their life in Paris and are now inseparable. Then Gloria’s mother turns up and wants her daughter back…

 

French Film Festival Highlights – 2018

Look for the Fullerton College French Film Festival next April 2-5, 2019!

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