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September 2021

Sep 27

SEP 27

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

A LIVE VIRTUAL TRANSATLANTIC EVENT

Parler une voix - Lecture in Paris

12:00 PM–1:00 PM    A live virtual transatlantic event

Roundtable Discussion:

Parler une voix - Lecture in Paris

Maylis de Kerangal, in conversation with Thomas Dodman

Discussion and readings primarily in French. RSVP here, and you will receive a zoom link. Join us for a conversation between Thomas Dodman and acclaimed French novelist Maylis de Kerangal in Paris, together with students from the History and...   Read More

Parler une voix - Lecture in Paris

Sep 30

SEP 30

6:30 PM–8:00 PM

EAST GALLERY, MAISON FRANçAISE, BUELL HALL

Memoir

6:30 PM–8:00 PM    East Gallery, Maison Française, Buell Hall

Roundtable Discussion:

Memoir

Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in conversation with Emmanuelle Saada and Pierre-André Chiappori (in English)

The discussion will take place in English. This event will have limited seating and be open to members of the Columbia community only. RSVP is required. The conversation will also be livestreamed on the    Read More

Memoir
October 2021

Oct 4

OCT 4

6:15 PM–7:30 PM

ONLINE EVENT

Celebrating Recent Work by Camille Robcis

6:15 PM–7:30 PM    ONLINE EVENT

Panel Discussion:

Celebrating Recent Work by Camille Robcis

NEW BOOKS IN THE ARTS AND SCIENCES

RSVP here, and you will receive a zoom link. Disalienation: Politics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar Franceby: Camille...   Read More

Celebrating Recent Work by Camille Robcis

Oct 7

OCT 7

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Cléo from 5 to 7 by Agnès Varda (1962)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film:

Cléo from 5 to 7 by Agnès Varda (1962)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Fiction, 90 minutes*In French with English subtitles The screening will be introduced with messages from Agnès Varda’s daughter, Rosalie Varda, and Nora Philippe. Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To RSVP,...   Read More

Cléo from 5 to 7 by Agnès Varda (1962)

Oct 7–Nov 11

OCT 7–NOV 11

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

MAUVAIS GENRES. FRENCH CINEMA TAKES ON GENDER

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

To download a PDF about this event click here.

Film/Panel Discussion:

MAUVAIS GENRES. FRENCH CINEMA TAKES ON GENDER

Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Mauvais Genres: French Cinema Takes on Gender is produced and presented by Columbia Maison Française and curated by Nora Philippe. With additional support provided by Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Knapp Family Foundation, Paul...   Read More

MAUVAIS GENRES. FRENCH CINEMA TAKES ON GENDER

Oct 8

OCT 8

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

EAST GALLERY, MAISON FRANçAISE, BUELL HALL

A Piano Concert by Michael Skelly

1:00 PM–2:00 PM    East Gallery, Maison Française, Buell Hall

Performance:

A Piano Concert by Michael Skelly 

Music @ the Maison Française Concert

This performance will be open to members of the Columbia community only. RSVP here. It will also be livestreamed on the Maison Française Facebook Page. Program: Sonata in G, Op. 14 no.2 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 –...   Read More

A Piano Concert by Michael Skelly

Oct 12

OCT 12

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Out by Denis Parrot (2018) NYC Preview

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Out by Denis Parrot (2018)
NYC Preview

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 63 minutes*In English and other languages subtitled in English  The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Denis Parrot and Nora Philippe Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To RSVP...   Read More

Out by Denis Parrot (2018) NYC Preview

Oct 14

OCT 14

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Delphine and Carole by Callisto McNulty (2018)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Delphine and Carole by Callisto McNulty (2018)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 70 minutes*In French with English subtitles The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Callisto Mc Nulty and Professor Christia Mercer, moderated by Nora Philippe Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID...   Read More

Delphine and Carole by Callisto McNulty (2018)

Oct 18

OCT 18

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Corniche Kennedy by Maylis de Kerangal

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom video conference

Book Club:

Corniche Kennedy by Maylis de Kerangal 

Moderated by Thomas W. Dodman, Columbia University

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. It is open to Columbia University students and faculty with a valid and current CUID, and to members of the Société des Amis de la Maison Française.   Read More

Corniche Kennedy by Maylis de Kerangal

Oct 21

OCT 21

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Bambi by Sébastien Lifshitz (2021)  NYC Preview

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Bambi by Sébastien Lifshitz (2021)
NYC Preview

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 83 minutes*In French with English subtitles Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To RSVP click    Read More

Bambi by Sébastien Lifshitz (2021)  NYC Preview

Oct 25

OCT 25

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Little Girl by Sébastien Lifshitz (2020)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Little Girl by Sébastien Lifshitz (2020)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 80 minutes*In French with English subtitles The screening will be followed by an in-person discussion with director Sébastien Lifshitz and Nora Philippe Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To RSVP, click...   Read More

Little Girl by Sébastien Lifshitz (2020)

Oct 26

OCT 26

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

The Lives of Thérèse by Sébastien Lifshitz (2016)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

The Lives of Thérèse by Sébastien Lifshitz (2016)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 60 minutes*In French with English subtitles The screening will be followed by an in-person discussion with director Sébastien Lifshitz and Nora Philippe Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To RSVP...   Read More

The Lives of Thérèse by Sébastien Lifshitz (2016)
November 2021

Nov 4

NOV 4

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Adam by Maryam Touzani (2019)

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Adam by Maryam Touzani (2019)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Fiction, 88 minutes*In Arabic with English subtitles The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Madeleine Dobie. Open to Columbia University Community only.RSVP with CUID required. To RSVP click    Read More

Adam by Maryam Touzani (2019)

Nov 9

NOV 9

7:00 PM–9:00 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Ladies of the Wood by Claus Drexel (2021) NYC Preview

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Ladies of the Wood by Claus Drexel (2021)
NYC Preview

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 90 minutes *In French and Portuguese with English subtitles The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Claus Drexel, curator Nora Philippe and Professor Tey Meadow. Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID...   Read More

Ladies of the Wood by Claus Drexel (2021) NYC Preview

Nov 11

NOV 11

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM (HORACE MANN HALL 147) IN TEACHERS COLLEGE

Hyenas by Djibril Diop Mambéty (1992)

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Hyenas by Djibril Diop Mambéty (1992)

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Fiction, 110 minutes*In French and Wolof with English subtitles The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Souleymane Bachir Diagne and Professor Mamadou Diouf. Open to Columbia University Community onlyRSVP with CUID required. To...   Read More

Hyenas by Djibril Diop Mambéty (1992)

Nov 15

NOV 15

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Un Océan, deux mers, trois continents by Wilfried N’Sondé


7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom video conference

Book Club:

Un Océan, deux mers, trois continents by Wilfried N’Sondé


Moderated by Fanny Guex, Columbia University

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. It is open to Columbia University students and faculty with a valid and current CUID, and to members of the Société des Amis de la Maison Française.   Read More

Un Océan, deux mers, trois continents by Wilfried N’Sondé