20th European Film Festival

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En mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît !*

*In May do what you like!

Des étoiles qui gravitent,
le cinéma qui s’invite..
L’Alliance française fait son cinéma. En
GRAND.
Le Jazz était à l’honneur au mois d’Avril avec un concert du Maher Beauroy Trio au Green Market.
Le Mois de Mai est arrivé, place au Ciné !
Stars are revolving,
the Theater we are entering…
The Alliance Française Cineclub is HUGE.
In April, the spotlight was on Jazz with Maher Beauroy Trio’s concert at Green Market.
In May, here comes the Silver Screen!
20th European Film Festival
27 MOVIES / 12 COUNTRIES / 14 DAYS
11-24 MAY POS, MovieTowne
18-24 MAY TOBAGO, MovieTowne
L’Alliance fait son cinéma en GRAND !
The French Selection
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TRUE FRIENDS
2012 / COMEDY / 104 MIN / +15
Directors: Stéphan Archinard, François Prévôt-Leygonie

Traumatised in his youth because his father did not tell him the truth about his mother’s death, middle-aged Walter never lies. And he expects his two best friends, Jacques and Paul, and his 20-year-old daughter, Clémence, to be completely truthful as well. But Walter’s high standards are about to be severely tested when his friends prefer to hide certain facts of their personal lives from him: Jacques’ homosexuality and Paul’s love affair with…Clémence

Fri 13 May 6.30pm, MovieTowne POS
Mon 16 May 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS
Fri 20 May 4.00pm, MovieTowne POS

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THE CONNECTION
2014 / CRIME THRILER / 104 MIN / 18+
Director: Cédric Jiminez
Inspired by true events, The Connection tells the story of Pierre Michel, the magistrate in 1970s Marseille who sought to take on the most notorious heroin-smuggling operation in history: the French Connection. In Michel’s crosshairs is the Connection’s charismatic kingpin, Gaetan “Tany” Zampa. Michel will stop at nothing to ensure the crime ring’s demise, but when Zampa decides to target his family, the magistrate is forced to make the most difficult decision of his life.

Thu 12 May 8.30pm, MT POS
Thu 19 May 3.30pm, MT POS
Mon 23 May 6.30pm, MT POS

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IN THE COURTYARD
2014 / COMEDY-DRAMA / 97 MIN / 16+
Director: Pierre Salvadori

When depression gets the better of him, Antoine quits playing with his rock band. Though unskilled, he manages to get hired as the caretaker of a Paris apartment building, which, like its residents, has seen better days. Recently retired Mathilde takes a shine to Antoine, seeing a kindred spirit in this eccentric yet amiable soul. As Mathilde grows convinced her mental faculties are disintegrating, Antoine becomes the one person she can count on.

Sun 15 May 6.00pm, MT POS
Sat 21 May 6.00pm, MT POS
Tue 24 May 8.15pm, MT POS

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MIA AND THE MIGOO
2008 ; ANIMATION / 92 MIN / PG
Director: Jacques-Rémy Girerd
At a remote construction site a real-estate developer named Jekhide attempts to build a resort. However the site is attacked by a mysterious force, causing several workers to get trapped underground. One of the workers’ daughters, Mia, has a premonition and sets out on a journey across mountain and jungle to search for her father. Along the way she befriends a tribe of giants called the Migoo, and joins them to help stop Jekhide’s scheme.

Wed 11 May 11.00am, MovieTowne POS
Wed 18 May 11.00am, MovieTowne POS
Mon 23 May 11.00am, MovieTowne POS

For more informations…
The printed brochure for the European Film Festival – Trinidad and Tobago 2016 is now here!
You can pick up a copy, free of charge, at Alliance Française Trinidad and Tobago or at Movie Towne.
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