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!
AFS CINEMA - 6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
“WHAT ABOUT FOOD AND DRINKS?”
Enjoy AFS Cinema's full bar (including rotating draft beers, local and imported wines and craft cocktails), award-winning popcorn, and grab & go candy and snacks.
“WHAT ABOUT THE PRICE?”
$6.00 for AFA and AFS members
$9.00 for General Public
SHORT FILMS FROM QUÉBEC
Sunday MARCH 17th
1:00 P.M. | AFS CINEMA
6259 MIDDLE FISKVILLE RD, AUSTIN, TX 78752
Join us for a special AFA Ciné-Club celebrating Francophonie Month, presenting a selection of short films from Québec in partnership with Le Bureau du Québec à Houston! Followed by an in-person Q&A with Marie-Michèle Déraspe from the Québec Ministry of International Relations and La Francophonie.
MARGUERITE by Marianne Farley, 19 min, 2017
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past. Nominee, 2019 Academy Awards
FAUVE by Jeremy Comte, 16 min, 2018
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Nominee, 2019 Academy Awards
PILE OU FACE by Fernand-Philippe Morin-Vargas, 15 min, 2018
A hotly-contested local election proves that sometimes every vote really does count. Selection, 2018 Austin Film Festival
POISSON DE MARS by Pierre-Marc Drouin and Simon Lamarre-Ledoux, 14 min, 2018
Struggling with depression, Louis finds out that his family is planning a prank on him for April Fools' Day. Problem is: we're still in March... Winner, Best Script/Best Actor/Best Supporting Actor, 2018 NYC Independent Film Festival
LUNAR ORBIT RENDEZVOUS by Mélanie Charbonneau, 15 min, 2018
A woman-tampon joins a man-astronaut on a road trip to the moon. Daniel is on a mission to scatter his mother’s ashes and Claude is hoping for her period to make a miraculous return. A modern tale that captures the fever dream of a first voyage to the moon. Special Jury Mention, 2018 Regards sur Courts
L'ASSAILLANT by Olivier D. Asselin, 6 min, 2018
Among the concrete highways, as life constantly keeps driving people crazier and crazier, a small group is peacefully enjoying its coffee break. Momentarily without their day-to-day concerns, rescued by the sunny temperature from their every-instant run life, everyone is slowly enjoying its cafe latte. At once, time has stopped. Everything is perfect. Until the beast inside them is awaken by the brutal assault of a car alarm... Selection, 2018 Fantasia International Film Festival
L'APPARTEMENT by Justine Gauthier, 11 min, 2018
Between tension and tenderness, a mother welcomes her two children in her new and modest apartment for a weekend. Selection, 2018 Festival Regard
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, Austin Film Society and YOU!