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September 2022

Sep 8–Oct 27

SEP 8–OCT 27

7:00 PM–10:00 PM

SEE FILMS DESCRIPTIONS FOR SCREENING LOCATIONS

Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone Cinema

7:00 PM–10:00 PM    See films descriptions for screening locations

Film:

Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone Cinema

Columbia Maison Francaise Film Festival

Produced and presented by Columbia Maison Française With additional support provided by Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Columbia Climate School, Knapp Family Foundation, Paul LeClerc Centennial Fund, Columbia University Institute for Ideas and Imagination,...   Read More

Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone Cinema

Sep 30

SEP 30

7:00 PM–8:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

Narcisse (2022 US PREMIERE), One Breath Around the World (2019), Ama (2018), Narcose (2014) Four short films by Julie Gautier

7:00 PM–8:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

Narcisse (2022 US PREMIERE), One Breath Around the World (2019), Ama (2018), Narcose (2014)
Four short films by Julie Gautier

Followed by a discussion and Q&A with director Julie Gautier and Gabri Christa

RSVP HERE This screening is part of the festival Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone cinema. More information    Read More

Narcisse (2022 US PREMIERE), One Breath Around the World (2019), Ama (2018), Narcose (2014) Four short films by Julie Gautier
October 2022

Oct 39

OCT 39

7:00 PM–11:00 PM

ONLINE

Virtual screening: Animal by Cyril Dion (2021)

7:00 PM–11:00 PM    Online

Film:

Virtual screening: Animal by Cyril Dion (2021) 

Documentary, 105 min

In connection with this virtual screening, we will present an online discussion and Q&A with Director Cyril Dion, Leah Aronowsky, and Jérémy Désir, moderated by Shanny Peer, on Thursday, October 6, 2:00-3:00 PM RSVP HERE to...   Read More

Virtual screening: Animal by Cyril Dion (2021)

Oct 6

OCT 6

2:00 PM–3:00 PM

ONLINE

Q&A with Animal\'s director Cyril Dion andLeah Aronowsky

2:00 PM–3:00 PM    Online

Roundtable Discussion:

Q&A with Animal's director Cyril Dion and Leah Aronowsky

Moderated by Shanny Peer

RSVP HERE to receive a link to view the film online between October 3 and 9 RSVP HERE for the virtual discussion with director Cyril Dion on October 6 The place of humankind among the living is the main subject of this film. At the instigation of...   Read More

Q&A with Animal\'s director Cyril Dion andLeah Aronowsky

Oct 6

OCT 6

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

Pierre Rabhi: In the Name of the Earth(Pierre Rabhi: au nom de la terre) byMarie-DominiqueDhelsing (2013)

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

Pierre Rabhi: In the Name of the Earth (Pierre Rabhi: au nom de la terre) by Marie-Dominique Dhelsing (2013)

98 min. Documentary followed by a discussion with Ralph Ghoche and Jeffrey Potent, moderated by Shanny Peer

U.S. Premiere, and first showing of English subtitled version RSVP HERE Film in French with English subtitles This screening is part of the festival Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone cinema....   Read More

Pierre Rabhi: In the Name of the Earth(Pierre Rabhi: au nom de la terre) byMarie-DominiqueDhelsing (2013)

Oct 12

OCT 12

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

A Bigger World(Un Monde plus grand) byFabienne Berthaud (2019)

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

A Bigger World (Un Monde plus grand) by Fabienne Berthaud (2019)

100 min. Fiction, based on a true story

Screening followed by a discussion and Q&A with Corine Sombrun and Audrey Breton, moderated by Shanny Peer Film in French with English subtitles RSVP HERE This screening is part of the festival Being in the World: People...   Read More

A Bigger World(Un Monde plus grand) byFabienne Berthaud (2019)

Oct 1316

OCT 1316

7:00 PM–11:00 PM

ONLINE

VIRTUAL SCREENING:Cave of Forgotten Dreams by Werner Herzog (2010)

7:00 PM–11:00 PM    Online

Film:

VIRTUAL SCREENING: Cave of Forgotten Dreams by Werner Herzog (2010)

89 min. Documentary

RSVP HERE to receive a link to view the film online between October 13 and October 16 Film in French with English subtitles Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc caves of Southern France and captures some...   Read More

VIRTUAL SCREENING:Cave of Forgotten Dreams by Werner Herzog (2010)

Oct 13

OCT 13

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

Antarctica: Ice and Sky (La glace et le ciel) byLuc Jacquet, 2015

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

Antarctica: Ice and Sky (La glace et le ciel) by Luc Jacquet, 2015

89 min. Documentary followed by a discussion with Maureen Raymo and Jonny Kingslake, moderated by Shanny Peer

RSVP HERE Film in French with English subtitles This screening is part of the festival Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone cinema. More information    Read More

Antarctica: Ice and Sky (La glace et le ciel) byLuc Jacquet, 2015

Oct 17

OCT 17

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

L\'art de perdre by Alice Zeniter

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

L'art de perdre by Alice Zeniter 

Moderated by Clara Wilhelm

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

L\'art de perdre by Alice Zeniter

Oct 18

OCT 18

7:00 PM–8:30 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

The Red Turtle(La tortue rouge) byMichael Dudok de Wit (2016)

7:00 PM–8:30 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Film:

The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge) by Michael Dudok de Wit (2016)

80 min. Animation film, introduced by Shanny Peer

RSVP HERE Film in French with English subtitles. This screening is part of the festival Being in the World: People and the Planet in French and Francophone cinema. More information    Read More

The Red Turtle(La tortue rouge) byMichael Dudok de Wit (2016)

Oct 20

OCT 20

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

The Great Green Wall byJared P. Scott (2019)

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

The Great Green Wall by Jared P. Scott (2019)

90 min. Documentary

Language: English, French, Bambara, Tigrigna, Hausa, with English subtitles Documentary followed by a discussion and Q&A with John Furlow, Alex de Sherbinin, and hopefully director Jared P. Scott (TBC), moderated by Shanny Peer  RSVP    Read More

The Great Green Wall byJared P. Scott (2019)

Oct 27

OCT 27

7:00 PM–9:30 PM

COWIN AUDITORIUM, TEACHERS COLLEGE, BROADWAY AND 120TH STREET

Bigger Than UsbyFlore Vasseur (2020)

7:00 PM–9:30 PM    Cowin Auditorium, Teachers College, Broadway and 120th Street

Film:

Bigger Than Us by Flore Vasseur (2020)

96 min. Documentary

Followed by a discussion and Q&A with Director Flore Vasseur and Francesco Fiondella, moderated by Shanny Peer Film in French and other languages with English subtitles RSVP HERE This screening is part of the...   Read More

Bigger Than UsbyFlore Vasseur (2020)
November 2022

Nov 14

NOV 14

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Le discours by Fabrice Caro

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

Le discours by Fabrice Caro

Moderate by Virginie Niedermayer

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Le discours by Fabrice Caro
December 2022

Dec 5

DEC 5

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Les enfants de Cadillac by François Noudelmann

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

Les enfants de Cadillac by François Noudelmann

Moderated by Katherine Raichle

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Les enfants de Cadillac by François Noudelmann
January 2023

Jan 9

JAN 9

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Un barrage contre l\'Atlantique by Frédéric Begbeider

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

Un barrage contre l'Atlantique by Frédéric Begbeider

Moderated by Jovensel Ngamaleu

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Un barrage contre l\'Atlantique by Frédéric Begbeider
February 2023

Feb 6

FEB 6

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Frère d\'Ame by David Diop

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

Frère d'Ame by David Diop

Moderated by Molly Lorraine Lindberg

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Frère d\'Ame by David Diop
April 2023

Apr 17

APR 17

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Les années by Annie Ernaux

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zom Video Conference

Book Club:

Les années by Annie Ernaux

Moderated by Prof. Thomas Dodman,

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Les années by Annie Ernaux

Apr 17

APR 17

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE

Nature Humaine by Serge Joncour

7:00 PM–8:00 PM    Zoom Video Conference

Book Club:

Nature Humaine by Serge Joncour

Moderated by the group

The book club is held one Monday a month at 7 p.m. on Zoom until further notice. To join the book club, please contact Virginie Niedermayer at vsniedermayer@yahoo.com.   Read More

Nature Humaine by Serge Joncour