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Tournées Film Festival screening: Girlhood
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has been selected as participant in the 20th edition of Tournées Film Festival, offering a wide variety of films that represent the best of French cinema distributed in the U.S. Admission to the six-film series, which runs Thursday evenings, October 15—November 19, is free. A showcase of established and emerging talents, the Tournées Film Festival reflects the diversity and the richness of French cinema through various genres — fiction, documentary, animation and repertory films — giving participants the opportunity to expand their programming and for audiences to experience French cinema through a wider lens.
Organized by the Watkins Film Student Council, all screenings begin at 6:00pm in the Watkins Theater, following a brief introduction by Adjunct Faculty Amy Bertram, Ph.D., an expert in French cinema.
The Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée CNC), and SACEM’s French American Cultural Fund.
The festival is a program of the FACE Foundation, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring French cinema to American college and university campuses. Since its inception, the program has partnered with over 450 universities, reaching an audience of over 500,000 students and community members all across the United States.
Screening schedule at Watkins — Thursdays at 6:00pm
• October 15: Girlhood
• October 22: Abuse of Weakness
• October 29: Mood Indigo
• November 5: Timbuktu
• November 12: The King and the Mockingbird
• November 19: Mr. X: A Vision of Leos Carax
(Warning: Some films may contain adult content; viewer discretion is advised.)
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