Ailo, une odyssée en Laponie
Ailo's journey through lapland
by Guillaume Maidatchevsky, 2019, 86’, feature, in French with English subtitles, Ages 5 to 10
Ailo’s awakening to the wild world is a journey that will enchant and entertain your pupils! A tale with the tenderness of Bambi, the humorous creatures of Ice Age, the sense of adventure of March of the Penguins and the scripted narrative of Two Brothers.
Yakari, le film
Yakari, a Spectacular Journey
By Xavier Giacometti & Toby Genkel, 2020, 82′, animation, in French with English subtitles, Ages 6 to 10
Enter the world of the bravest little Sioux boy Yakari adapted from the Franco-Belgian comic book series, written by Job and illustrated by Derib. With his tribe’s move to follow the migrating bison imminent, Yakari sets out on his own to follow the trail of Little Thunder, a wild mustang said to be untamable. On his journey, and alone for the first time in his life, Yakari will make magical encounters and undertake a great adventure through breath-taking but treacherous landscapes.
by Jean-François Laguionie, 2011, 75', animation, Ages 7 to 11 (Contains nude images of animated characters).
A château, flowering gardens, a threatening forest, here is what, for mysterious reasons, a Painter has left incomplete. Convinced that only the Painter can restore harmony by finishing the painting, Ramo, Lola, and Plume decided to go looking for him. What has become of the Painter? Why did he abandon them? Why did he begin destroying some of his paintings? Will they one day know the Painter’s secret?
Dilili à Paris
Dilili in Paris
By M. Ocelot, 2018, 95′, animation, in French with English subtitles, Ages 7 to 13
With the help of her delivery-boy friend, Dilili, a young girl from New Caledonia, investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing Belle Epoque Paris. In the course of her investigation she encounters a series of extraordinary characters, each of whom provides her with clues that will help her in her quest…
Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Canary
By Rémi Chayé, 2020, 82′, animation, in French with English subtitles, Ages 8 to 12
1863, United States of America. 12-year-old Martha Jane and her family are headed West in search of a better life. After her father is hurt in a serious accident, Martha Jane takes charge of her siblings and learns to drive the family wagon. She has never felt so free. In the wild, she discovers herself and a world which shapes her… revealing the mythical and slightly mysterious Calamity Jane.
Les Malheurs de Sophie
by Christophe Honoré, 2016, 106 mins, feature, in French with English subtitles, Ages 8 to 13
Adapted from Ségur’s books, the film tells the story of Sophie who isn’t the model little girl one would like her to be. She cuts her mother’s fish into tiny pieces, just misses burning herself wading through quicklime and tortures her wax doll. In one word, Sophie is constantly up to no good!
by Simon Rouby, 2015, 85′, animation, Ages 11+
It’s 1914 and 12-year-old Adama lives with his elder brother Samba in a small west African village. They have been raised to be naturally sceptical of the negative forces or spirits that live outside the community, soImage result for adama rouby the family is shocked when Samba runs away to become a warrior. Adama leaves the village soon after in order to search for him. His epic journey takes him across several continents and forces the boy to take stock of the world at large, particularly a war-strewn Europe where, it becomes clear, Samba has been sent to the front line trenches to fight. Adama is a richly animated film that deals with an important chapter in world history.
Tout simplement noir
by John Wax & Jean-Pascal Zadi 2020, 90′, feature, Ages 15+
In this politically incorrect comedy for which Jean-Pascal Zadi was awarded the Most Promising Actor’s César, JP, a wannabe actor, decides to organise the first large Black-Lives-Matter style protest in France to fight what he perceives as bigotry and racism. As he comically struggles to put together his march, which is set to take place in Paris’ Place de la République, he makes various encounters, often burlesque, sometimes tragic, with members of the community, activists, the police…
Chien Pourri, la Vie a Paris!
Stinky Dog, Happy Life in Paris !
By Stéphane Aubier, Davy Durand & Vincent Patar, 2020, 60′, animation, in French with English subtitles, Ages 4 to 9
Once upon a time, there was a naive and passionate Parisian dog named Stinky Dog. With his faithful alley companion Chaplapla, Stinky Dog roams the streets of Paris with his nose to the wind. No matter what disasters he causes, Stinky Dog always lands on his feet! So much so that the other dogs start to find it suspicious…Discover the poetry of Paris with the crazy adventure of Stinky Dog and his friends.
Rémi Sans Famille
Remi, Nobody's Boy
By Antoine Blossier, 2017, 115′, feature, in French with English subtitles, Ages 8 to 13
By Christian Duguay, 2022, 120′, feature, in French with English subtitles, Ages 12+