Our academics in Q&As at the AF French Film Festival

Three of our very own academics in French Studies at the University of Melbourne, Professor Véronique Duché, Dr Andrew McGregor and Dr Bertrand Bourgeois, will be running Q&A sessions following the screening of some of the most fascinating films at this year’s AFFFF!

Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in French film culture and discussion at the following events:

La Grande Illusion (Grand Illusion), Jean Renoir 1937

“Grand Illusion or Grand Delusion? Is Renoir’s masterpiece a condemnation of war, or a celebration of it?”

Andrew McGregor

As part of the festival’s “Lest We Forget” WWI centennial retrospective

Tuesday 17 March

Palace Cinemas Balwyn

6.45pm screening followed by Q&A

La Liste de mes envies (The List of My Desires) Didier Le Pêcheur 2014

“From Novel to Screenplay: The Challenges of Adaptation”

Véronique Duché

Wednesday 18 March

Palace Cinema Como, Toorak

6.45pm screening following by Q&A

Gemma Bovery, Anne Fontaine 2014

“Gemma Bovery versus Emma Bovary: from novel to film (through comics) or how to adapt/transpose a masterpiece?”

Bertrand Bourgeois

A discussion about the festival’s opening night film (opening night screening of Gemma Bovery: March 4)

Thursday 19 March

Palace Westgarth

6.45pm screening followed by Q&A

Click here to make a booking.

Venez nombreux !

By Gemma King.


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