Julia McMahan     Founder and director of AFA Ciné-Club                                  Presse “The goal of the ciné-club is to make French cinema and French culture accessible to everybody in a community feel and laid back environment. It’s time to break the elite-stereotype of French cinema and bring it to the people.” Julia McMahan is a film curator and film promotion professional from Paris, France. She discovered her passion for cinema in her small neighborhood high school and graduated from La Sorbonne with a MA in Film and American Studies. She moved to Austin in 2014 and now works for Film Festivals in town.

                            Julia McMahan
    Founder and director of AFA Ciné-Club
                                
 Presse

“The goal of the ciné-club is to make French cinema and French culture accessible to everybody in a community feel and laid back environment. It’s time to break the elite-stereotype of French cinema and bring it to the people.”

Julia McMahan is a film curator and film promotion professional from Paris, France. She discovered her passion for cinema in her small neighborhood high school and graduated from La Sorbonne with a MA in Film and American Studies. She moved to Austin in 2014 and now works for Film Festivals in town.

                 AFA Ciné-Club Partner

                 AFA Ciné-Club Partner

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BIENVENUE AU CINÉ-CLUB !

“WHAT IS CINE-CLUB?”

A monthly screening of classic and contemporary French films followed by a 30-min discussion about the film (in English), in a community feel and laid back atmosphere.

“WHO CAN GO?”

Everybody! All films are subtitled in English. Bring your friends!

“WHEN?”

On every 3rd Sunday of the month. Screening starts at 2:00pm. Come around 1:30pm to mingle!

“WHERE?”

At the Austin Studio Screening Room, located at 1901 E 51st St, Austin, TX 78723 - MAP 
Yes, the film studios where they shoot movies!

“WHAT ABOUT FOOD AND DRINKS?”

On a donation basis, we offer drinks and snacks. You can also BYOB food and drinks!

“WHAT ABOUT THE PRICE?”

You can choose the amount you want to pay! The basic price is $6 but if you want to support the ciné-club you can buy a $7 or $8 ticket*.
Please note that the minimum ticket at the door is $8.

Choose the amount you want to pay to support your Ciné-Club:
How did you hear about Ciné-Club?

Only 50 seats available. Get your ticket in advance online** to book your seat!
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are good for specific screening only. All sales are final.

SUNDAY JUNE 18 – 2 pm

PONETTE

The screening will be followed by a skype Q&A with Director Jacques Doillon. 

By Jacques Doillon, 1996, France – 97 min – Drama
With Victoire Thivisol, Xavier Beauvois, Marie Trintignant, Claire Nebout

"Ponette" enters the mystery of a 4 year old little girl's mind who has all of her intelligence but little experience and information to cope with her mother’s sudden death. While the adults around her fail at giving her the explanations she needs, she tries to find answers in the world of children, in their games and beliefs.

A masterpiece about children that stays resolutely within the focus of the child's mind in order to observe the process by which their intelligence builds their personalities, their beliefs, their strategies and their minds. "In the matter of child acting," writes Stanley Kauffmann, "this is the most extraordinary picture I know."

PONETTE won 11 awards including 4 awards at the Venice Film Festival.

In French with English subtitles

Next Screening: Sunday July 16th

             AF Ciné-Club Partner

             AF Ciné-Club Partner


You want more French cinema?

Check out the great selection of French films at Vulcan Video and the special Ciné-Club picks that we specially curated for you!

*Ciné-Club is a non-profit and non-commercial event proposed by Alliance Française, a self-financed, 501c(3) non-profit organization. It is made possible with support from Institut Français and YOU - Ticket sales are used to cover the screening room rental and compensate the film curator.

For more information, contact Julia McMahan at julia.podgorsek@gmail.com
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**By paying online, you will be automatically added to our emailing list, you can unsuscribe anytime through the email received.