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October 2017

Oct 1226

OCT 1226

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL & LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM

Cinema of Resistance

   Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall & Lenfest Center for the Arts, Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room

Film/Panel Discussion:

Cinema of Resistance

A Film Series Presented by the Columbia Maison Française, Co-sponsored by School of the Arts and Curated by Nora Philippe

Films are free and open to the public.  Subtitles are in English. For decades, France has been and remains a country where directors immigrate from all over the world to make political films freely, and French productions have continuously challenged forms of power...   Read More

Cinema of Resistance

Oct 19

OCT 19

7:00 PM–10:00 PM

LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM, 129TH AND BROADWAY

Army of Shadows (L’Armée des ombres)

7:00 PM–10:00 PM    Lenfest Center for the Arts, Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, 129th and Broadway

Film/Panel Discussion:

Army of Shadows (L’Armée des ombres)

Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969, 145 min.

To RSVP, please click here.To watch the trailer, click here. Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English.Screening followed by a discussion with Richard Pena and Robert Paxton, moderated by Shanny Peer. Surely the most famous and subtle...   Read More

Army of Shadows (L’Armée des ombres)

Oct 20

OCT 20

12:30 PM–1:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE 2ND FLOOR, BUELL HALL

12:30 PM–1:30 PM    Maison Française 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Lecture:

Literature as an Ark: on the Stylistic and Ethical Aspects of Zoopoetics

A talk by Anne Simon, moderated by Eliza Zingesser

To RSVP, please click here. Zoopoetics aims to highlight the plurality of stylistic, linguistic and narrative tools used by writers to express the plurality of animal activities, affects and worlds, as well as the intricacies of the interactions between humans and...   Read More

Oct 23

OCT 23

6:30 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

Mustang

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film:

Mustang

Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2015, 97 min.

To RSVP, please click here.To watch the trailer, click here.Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English.Screening followed by discussion with Alessia Palanti, Isin Onol, and Ali Akay, moderated by Nora Philippe.It is the...   Read More

Mustang

Oct 24

OCT 24

6:30 PM–9:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Assembly (L’assemblée)

6:30 PM–9:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film/Panel Discussion:

The Assembly (L’assemblée)

Mariana Otero, 2017, 98 min.

To RSVP, please click here. Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English.Screening followed by discussion with Bernard Harcourt and Etienne Balibar. This documentary examines how the Nuit Debout (Arise at Night)...   Read More

The Assembly (L’assemblée)

Oct 26

OCT 26

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

LENFEST CENTER FOR THE ARTS, KATHARINA OTTO-BERNSTEIN SCREENING ROOM, 129TH AND BROADWAY

Swagger

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Lenfest Center for the Arts, Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, 129th and Broadway

Film/Panel Discussion:

Swagger 

Olivier Babinet, 2016, 90 min.

To RSVP, please click here.To watch the trailer, click here. Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English.Screening followed by discussion with director Olivier Babinet and Brent Edwards, moderated by Nora Philippe. The public housing...   Read More

Swagger

Oct 30

OCT 30

6:00 PM–7:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Safe House

6:00 PM–7:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Lecture/Panel Discussion:

The Safe House

Christophe Boltanski, in conversation with Marianne Hirsch

To RSVP, pease click here. In Paris’s exclusive Saint-Germain neighborhood is a mansion. In that mansion lives a family. Deep in that mansion. The Boltanskis are that family, and they have secrets. The Safe House tells their story.  ...   Read More

The Safe House