Ciné-Club - Film Club

The Alliance Française is trialling a different way to practise your French. Once a month, a French film (with English subtitles) will be selected and screened, to practise your listening and comprehension skills. There may also be a discussion following the film.

Who: Free for members and students of the Alliance Française d'Adelaïde
Where: Alliance Française d'Adelaïde, 319 Young St, Wayville
When: Third Wednesday of the month from 6:15pm (unless decided otherwise)

Please contact Annelise for any questions, or Reception to book your seats.


2018

Ciné-club - Mai

Quai d'Orsay

Wednesday, 30 May - 6:15pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening Quai d'Orsay, a 2013 French comedy which takes look at the French Foreign Ministry under Dominique de Villepin as France, in co-operation with Germany, opposes the 2003 Invasion of Iraq.




Ciné-club - Mars

 

The Connection

Wednesday, 21 March - 6.15pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening The Connection, a 2014 French action crime thriller inspired by the events of the French Connection in the 1970s, starring Jean Dujardin as police magistrate Pierre Michel and Gilles Lellouche as Gaëtan "Tany" Zampa, a drug gang ringleader.
 


Ciné-club - Février

 

Le Hérisson

Wednesday, 14 February - 6.15pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening Le Hérisson, a 2009 French film about Paloma, an 11-year-old girl unhappily living a life of luxury in Paris with her family. Only after developing a friendship with Mrs. Michel, the gruff-looking reclusive concierge, and Mr. Ozu, a Japanese widower,  the two like-minds show Paloma a lovelier side of life than she originally thought possible.
 


2017


Ciné-club - Novembre

 

Jules et Jim

Wednesday, 22 November - 6pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening  Jules et Jim, a 1962 French romantic drama by François Truffaut. Set around the time of the First World War, the film follows the tragic love triangle between French Bohemian Jim, his shy Austrian friend Jules, and Jules' girlfriend Catherine, played by Jeanne Moreau.
 


Ciné-club - Octobre

 

Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Wednesday, 25 October - 6pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening Les parapluies de Cherbourg, a 1964 romantic musical film starring Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo, which tells the story of Geneviève, who works in a tiny and struggling umbrella boutique, and Guy, a handsome young auto mechanic, in the coastal town of Cherbourg in Normandy, France.


Ciné-club - Septembre

 

Camille Redouble

Wednesday, 20th September - 6pm
Alliance Française, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening Camille Redouble, a 2012 French drama film which tells the story of Camille who is transported back to 1985 to her teenage self after she consults a quirky clockmaker to fix her watch.


 

Ciné-club - Août

 

Jappeloup

Wednesday, 23th August - 6pm
Alliance Francaise, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening Jappeloup, a 2013 French film which tells the story of Pierre Durand, Jr., who gives up on his career as a lawyer and turns to professional show jumping in the early 1980s.


 

Ciné-club - Juillet

 

La Famille Bélier

Wednesday, 26th July - 6pm
Alliance Francaise, 319 Young St, Wayville


For this month's Ciné-club, we will be screening La Famille Bélier, a 2014 comedy-drama which tells the story of sixteen-year-old Paula, an interpreter for her deaf parents and brother. When a music teacher discovers her gift for singing, they encourage Paula to participate in a prestigious singing contest in Paris, but this decision would mean leaving her family and taking her first steps towards adulthood.



Ciné-club - Juin

 

9 Mois Ferme

Wednesday, 14th June - 6pm
Alliance Francaise, 319 Young St, Wayville


Ciné-club has returned! This month, we will be screening  9 Mois Ferme, a 2012 French comedy which tells the story of Ariane Felder, a pregnant woman who is surprised to learn that the father of her child is a criminal. Ariane, who does not remember anything, tries to understand what happened.