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.
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.
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.
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.
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!