LMU 2023 Albertine Cinémathèque Festival

"Storytelling and Reporting in French/Francophone Film"

Albertine Cinémathèque, a program of FACE Foundation and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Americain 

This program is hosted by LMU's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, and co-sponsored by the School of Film and Television .  The featured films are documentaries, fictions, or adaptations of literary works. They tell stories on identity via diverse experiences and topics such as women's reproductive policies in 1960s France, adapted from Nobel Price author Annie Ernaux's eponym novel (L'événement / Happening by Audrey Diwan, 2021); antisemitism in WWII occupied France (Monsieur Klein / Mr Klein by Joseph Losey, 1976); reporting crisis and the media (France by Bruno Dumont, 2021); social unrest and law enforcement (Un pays qui se tient sage / The Monopoly of Violence by David Dufresnes, 2020); urban street dancers taking over the Opera Bastille (Les Indes Galantes / Gallant Indies by Philippe Béziat, 2021); the dark side of journalism, a partial adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's 1837-1843 eponym novel (Les illusions perdues / Lost Illusions by Xavier Giannoli, 2021). Each film is presented by LMU faculty who bring to the forefront interdisciplinary and intercultural expertise; it is followed by discussions and Q/A with the audience .

The venue for the whole festival is LMU's Playa Vista Theater PVC 210For more information about the LMU festival events, please contact Dr. Véronique Flambard-Weisbart.

For all dates, view the LMU 2023 Albertine Cinémathèque Festival Main Flyer.




Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Happening (L’Événement) (2021) | by Audrey Diwan
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Mr. Klein (Monsieur Klein) (1976) | by Joseph Losey
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
France (2021) | by Bruno Dumont
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
The Monopoly of Violence (2020) | by David Dufresne
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Gallant Indies (Les Indes Galantes) (2021) | by Philippe Béziat
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Lost Illusions (Les Illusions Perdues) (2021)| by Xavier Giannoli
Screening and Discussion 5-8 pm

Learn more about the Albertine Cinémathèque Festival here.