French Films on select Thursdays during fall 2019 in the Leonhardt Auditorium

Presented by Film Studies Coordinator Diane Thelen

Shows start at 2PM

FREE WITH PAID MUSEUM ADMISSION (Adults: $12 / Seniors: $10)

Members, Children (17 years and under), and Active Military with ID receive free admission

Exhibition galleries will stay open until the films start, so come early to see the French posters and inspiration behind the film series!

October 24: French Cancan (1955) 102 minutes, Not rated (NR)
In French, with subtitles
This comedy drama from Jean Renoir chronicles the revival of Paris’ most notorious dance as it tells the story of a theater producer who turns a humble washerwoman into a star at the Moulin Rouge.

November 21: Monsiuer Chocolat (2016) 119 minutes, Not rated (NR)
In French, with subtitles
The rise and fall of the famous clown Chocolat, the first black circus performer who revolutionised the stagnant circus acts and conquered Paris of the Belle Époque with his exuberance and originality.

December 19: Colette (2018) 111 minutes, Rated R (for nudity and sexual content)
In English
Based on the life of French female novelist, Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, call 772.231.0707 x 116.