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Fête de la Musique (World Music Day)

Fête de la musique

The Alliance Française presents La Fête de la Musique (World Music Day)

June 21st is the official day to celebrate the greatness of music together with FREE CONCERTS around the world.

In 2016, the Alliance Française will partner with Fiesta Plaza in Movie Towne to offer you this unique musical experience.

From 7:30pm to 9:30pm, come enjoy 5 performances by:
• The Strings Trio
• Jude Balthazar
• A+ BAND
• Raquel Winchester
• Andre Mangatal

See you there and…
…Vive la Musique !

The hundred year old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared

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On June 9th, come enjoy the Film of the Month: “The one hundred year old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared”

After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-k7DUQPHfQ

Show starts at 7PM
English Subtitles

•Marie and her friends will prepare, especially for this occasion, some delicious snacks and drinks!•

RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

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.

April 30th: Jazz at the Lily Pond (@Green Market)

The Alliance Française of Trinidad and Tobago partners with the Green Market San Antonio for its second edition of the Jazz at the Lily Pond, on the occasion of the UNESCO International Jazz Day.

With the support of DAC Martinique and InstitutFrançais, the Alliance Française is happy to present you Maher Beauroy Trio, Jazz Band coming straight from Martinique.

A few words on Maher Beauroy…

Maher Beauroy is a Caribbean pianist born in Martinique (French West Indies) in 1987. He began studying the piano at the age of 5. At the age of 15, Maher Beauroy left his classical curricular to learn Jazz and Contemporary music at the SERMAC.
In Paris, Maher discovered a true passion for singing. He then decided to include this form of expression.
He’s now a student majoring in Performance atBerklee College of Music (Boston, USA) since 2014.

MAHER BEAUROY: Piano, keyboard, voice, lead
BRICE BAPTE : Electric bass.
DANIEL DATIN : Drums.

They will perform during this special night where other groups will bring the magic of the Jazz.

SAT APRIL 30th, 6-10pm
@Green Market
Tickets on sale at the Alliance