While collecting payment from a Paris photography shop, hard-working fuel delivery man Yvon Targe (Christian Patey) is purposefully given counterfeit money without his knowledge. When Yvon innocently uses the bills to pay for his lunch later that day at a local café, he narrowly avoids arrest but loses his job. English subtitles. Free entry.
When his hairdressing salon is demolished by the local council, Roméo must find a new location. He moves in a dilapidated shack, but dreams about opening a salon worthy of a real hairdresser one day. An intimate and attentive look at daily life in Madagascar, which captures the nuances of a man fighting for his dignity. English subtitles. Free entry.
French director Laetitia Carton's documentary, which premiered in Cannes as part of the Cinema de la plage section, explores an annual folk-dance event in France which brings together several thousand people in an idyllic countryside location in the middle of summer. English subtitles. Free entry.
This is the story of Angéle, a thirty-something planner deeply involved in politics and passionate about the need for social revolution who is outraged by the many injustices around her. English subtitles. Free entry.
Hedi's mother arranges his marriage, his boss sends him on a work trip, and his older brother lectures him on how to behave. But when Hedi meets a woman while away on business, he falls in love as the wedding preparations continue apace back home. English subtitles. Free entry.
In this documentary, Vérane Frédiani travels all over the world to meet innovative women in the food industry. Throughout the film, we follow these women from the kitchens of great restaurants to schools and street food. English subtitles. Free entry.
Olivia, a well-known Parisian novelist, runs a writing workshop with a group of young people in La Ciotat, in the South of France. She is particularly intrigued by Antoine, a taciturn and not very sociable, young man who becomes the “black sheep” of the group. English subtitles. Free entry.
Arnaud Jaurès, 25, a neophyte in politics, joins a presidential candidate’s campaign team in an unlikely turn of events. He becomes the personal assistant to head of communication Agnès Karadzic, a powerful and experienced woman that fascinates him. English subtitles. Free entry.
French director Julie Bertuccelli's non-fiction film looks at a class of immigrant kids in Paris's 10th arrondissement. The footage, shot over the course of a year at the Granges-aux-Belles secondary school in Paris’s mixed 10th arrondissement, focuses on a special “reception class,” where students who speak little to no French are welcomed. English subtitles. Free entry.
Night is falling. The Paris "postcard" disappears to give way to those who live there: Jeni, Pascal and the others. Through thirteen figures, the film draws the portrait, or rather photographs its protagonists in Paris. English subtitles. Free entry.
Libreville, Gabon, 2016. Christ, a young boxer, trains relentlessly by day and earns his living as a doorman at nightclubs. At the same time, another combat is being played out, or played out again —that of the presidential election. As in other African countries recently, there is hope for a democratic transition this time. English subtitles. Free entry.
Étienne comes to Paris to study filmmaking at the Sorbonne. He meets Mathias and Jean-Noël who share his passion for films. But as they spend the year studying, they have to face friendship and love challenges as well as choosing their artistic battles. English subtitles. Free entry.
In La Surface de Réparation (On the Sly), Franck has been living for 10 years on the sidelines of a provincial football club. Without status or pay, he knows the players well and smiles as much as he watches them. One evening he meets Salomé, the exmistress of a player, who has set his sights on Djibril, an old football fame come to finish his career at the club. English subtitles.
Ouvrir La Voix (Speak Up) is a documentary about black women reclaiming the narrative around the identities: "woman" and "black". The film highlights the diversity of Afropean diasporas and documentary explores the intersections of discrimination, art and blackness. English subtitles.
In this 1987 film Brise-Glace (Icebreaker) filmed on the icebreaker Frej, three directors deliver their impressions: Rouch films the work on the ship, Törnroth gives the floor to the crew and Ruiz introduces a fantastic touch. English subtitles.
Join us at the Ciné Club at the Alliance Française de Karachi every Tuesday evening to enjoy a French film with English subtitles! In Lola Pater, Zino, who is the son of Algerian immigrants, learns at his mother’s funeral that his father has never returned to Algeria contrary to what he always believed. Instead he lives in the Camargue. He then goes to find him and discovers that he became a woman, 25 years ago...
Join us at the Ciné Club at the Alliance Française de Karachi every Tuesday evening to enjoy a French film with English subtitles! In Cherchez La Femme, Armand and Leila, students at Science Po, start dating. But when Mahmoud, Leila's big brother, returns from a long stay in Yemen that has radically transformed him, he opposes the love relationship of his sister and decides to remove him from Armand at any cost. To get to know Mahmoud and to see Leila again, Armand has no choice: he must don the full veil!