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HISTOIRES VRAIES: Cécile Loyer

1ST JULY 2017 / 7 PM / AF AUDITORIUM Free for all   Histoires Vraies (True story) questions, above all, the origin of movement and its transmission. Cécile Loyer combines two highly different traditions and conceptions of body. For one tradition, the body is a receptacle of history, carrying forward traces; for the other, it is a ‘forgetter’ (Salman Rushdie). Histoires Vraies tries to ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima 7.00 pm | 27th of July | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Philippe Faucon, France – 2015 – 1h19min – Drama Fatima is a 2015 French drama film directed by Philippe Faucon. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. It won the Prix Louis-Delluc for Best ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis 7.00 pm | 24th of August | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Kaouther Ben Hania, Tunisia – 2013 – 1h30min – Mystery Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka “The Blade”, ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Alexandre Tharaud, the stolen time

CINE FORUM MELIES: Alexandre Tharaud, the stolen time 7.00 pm | 21st of September | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Raphaëlle Aellig Régnier, France – 2013 – 1h05min – Documentary This engrossing film illustrates what a richly fulfilling life that of the international concert pianist can be – and also what a tough mental and physical grind it ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Shebabs of Yarmouk

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Shebabs of Yarmouk 7.00 pm | 26th of October | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Alex Salvatori-Sinz, France – 2013 – 1h18min – Documentary In this spirited, humanistic film we follow five youths, third-generation Palestinian refugees living in the 50-year-old camp of Yarmouk in Syria. Boredom, idleness, discouragement, the possibility of exile. But also ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor

CINE FORUM MELIES: Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor 7.00 pm | 23rd of November | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Thomas Lilti, France – 2013 – 1h42min – Drama Hippocrate is a 2014 French drama film directed by Thomas Lilti. It was screened as part of the International Critics’ Week section at the 2014 Cannes ... Read More »