Artist in Residence! 12 – 24 Oct

From 12 to 24 October, French Illustrator Delphine Perret will be artist in residence at the Institut français! The author of The Big Bad Wolf and Me, and Pedro and George will be acting as Children’s Ambassador in the run-up to the 2015 South Ken Kids Festival. She will be bringing her wolves, crocodiles, pencils, paint, and a touch of French humor to our brand new Bibliothèque Quentin Blake. You will be able to see her working her magic both at the Bibliothèque Quentin Blake but also at La Médiathèque.

This residence will be closing with an extaordinary live drawing session with a phenomenal duo: Delphine Perret and Benji Davies.

Don’t miss Delphine’s Special workshop!
Wed 14 Oct 2.30 to 4.00pm | Bilingual | 4+ | £5


Get a shiver, not because of the cold but thanks to this spooky selection made by our librarians to celebrate Halloween!

Our hearts skip a beat for this selection of documents

Our Cinema specialist’s choices

  • Retour à Ithaque, dir. by Laurent Cantet, 2014 | DVD (in Spanish with English subtitles
    A terrace overlooking Havana. The sun sets. Five friends have gathered to celebrate Amadeo’s return after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they evoke their youth, the gang that they once were, the many things they went through back then and the faith in the future that gave them their drive.
  • Eden, dir. by Mia Hansen-Løve, 2014 | DVD (French subtitles available)
    In the 1990s, Paul gets his first taste of the world of Parisian nightlife. Mad about music, he creates a DJ duo, “Cheers,” with his best friend. They rapidly find a fanbase and experience giddy, euphoric, dangerous, and ephemeral success as they rise in the House music world. Caught up in his passion, Paul forgets to construct his life.

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FOCUS : Celebrating the “Grande Guerre” Centenary (1914-2014)

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War.
This year, visit La Mediatheque, to learn about the First World War through the voices, books and pictures of those who were there.


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