Every Thursday at 2:30 PM, take your kids at the film show which is screened just for them! A small snack will be offered at the end of the movie -le goûter being an unmissable French after-school snack for kids.
Language: French with English subtitles // Location: Alliance Française Oud Metha // Free for AF students with promocode COMP // AED 15 for AF members with promocode CINEM // AED 35 for non-members
The films are brought you by
Thursday 22 October // 2:30 PM
Ma maman est en Amérique, elle a rencontré Buffalo Bill
(My Mommy Is In America And She Met Buffalo)
From 3 years old - (César 2014) Jean, a 6-year-old boy realizes he is not like his other classmates. Trying to fit in, he tells the teacher his mother is a secretary when she really travels the world.
Thursday 5 November // 2:30 PM
Polina, danser sa vie
by A. Preljocaj & V. Müller with A. Shevstova, V. Zhovnitska, Juliette Binoche
For teenagers - Russia, in the 90’s. Since she was a little girl, Polina, a very promising ballerina, trained a rigourous, demanding ballet teacher. About to enter the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet, she attends a contemporary dance performance. This is an artistic shock which will question all of her conceptions. Consequently, Polina decides leave Russia to join a new dance group in Aix-en-Provence and find her true self. As part of 2020, the Year of the Comic
Thursday 12 November // 2:30 PM
Zéro de conduite (Zero for Conduct)
Jean Vigo's ground-breaking film is a hugely influential portrait of prankish boarding-school students.
+ Samba le grand (Samba the Great)
Mustapha Alassane evokes the rich heritage of West African storytelling with Samba the Great, in which stop-motion puppets illustrate a griot's narrative.
Thursday 19 November // 2:30 PM
En sortant de l'école - Jacques Prévert (Leaving School)
From 3 to 7 years old - Young directors, just out of French animation schools, authoring this collection of 13 animated short films – 3 minutes each – matching 13 poems from Jacques Prévert.
Thursday 26 November // 2:30 PM
Un indien dans la ville (Little Indian, Big City)
The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and gets stuck for two days, where he learns that he has got a son, who grew up as an indian
More films coming soon!
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