Cinema Francophone (Gr 9-12 French) (2018)

2018 Festival

Mon, May 7 @ 9:30 am - GPLT

Presented by Capstan Hauling and chosen by teachers, this diverse and entertaining package of animated films, dramas, and comedy has one thing in common: French dialogue (with English subtitles) in films from France and Canada.

Films in this package

After getting fired, a man goes to his favorite bar. He could drown his sorrows … or he could try to solve his money problems. But nothing will go as planned. Won the Festival Prize for Best Foreign Film at the 2016 NYC Downtown Short Film Festival among other awards.

A woman’s dream to become a prima ballerina is about to come true, but a secret threatens to undermine what she has spent her whole life working for.

In a Montreal park, a young boy’s curiosity about a Muslim woman’s head covering leads to a discussion about hair, hijabs, and the Habs.

A woman tells a beautiful and delightful fairy tale to her baby girl, using the story to explain how she and the baby’s father met and fell in love. Won Best Short at the 2017 Riverside International Film Festival among other awards.

Two coral harvester brothers are about to finish their working day, when the elder one discovers a mysterious underwater cave.

Passionate about the Loch Ness Monster, a man decides to explore the depth of the lake in his bathysphere in order to find it, but what if it finds him first?

A behind-the-scenes look at what really happens when socks go missing.

A strange Romanian man trying to enter Canada is confronted by an overzealous custom officer and his curiously cooperative colleague.