School Screenings & Special events


Avril et le Monde Truqué – Free workshop & screening in partnership with Into Film
Wednesday 11th of March at Ciné lumière, Institut français du Royaume-Uni
105’ | in French with English subtitles | Ages 7-14

1941. France is asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon V, where scientists vanish mysteriously. April, a teenage girl, goes in search of her missing scientist parents

The film will be preceded by a short film and interactive workshop run by Into Film. Through exploring archive film and looking at themes linking to April and the Extraordinary World, students will develop skills to cast a critical and analytical eye over what’s seen on screen. Into Film puts film at the heart of children and young people’s education, helping to support their academic, cultural, and social development.

10:00, Free for students & teachers, no minimum number of pupils required
Bookings: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk

 

Le Petit Maître Corrigé – Comédie Française
Wednesday 18th of March at Ciné lumière, Institut français du Royaume-Uni
By Marivaux | 155’ | in French with English subtitles

Through this Marivaux play, in which the language is “as refined, precise and humorous” as ever, Clément Hervieu-Léger draws out the parallels between the eighteenth century and our era…  Do not miss this occasion to make your students practice their French while (re)discovering “The Fop Reformed” played by the actors of the renowned Académie de la Comédie-Française on the big screen.

Educational resources will be available.

13:00, £5 per student, free for teachers, no minimum number of pupils required
Bookings: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk

 

Le Brio – as part of 2020 Francophonie week
Wednesday 18th of March at Ciné lumière, Institut français du Royaume-Uni
By Yvan Attal | 2018 | 95’ | feature | cert.12 | in French with English subtitles

After an incident, a brilliant professor known for his outbursts is forced to mentor the student he wronged for a speech contest. Note on French language: “le brio – nom masculin, éclat brillant dans la conversation” means eloquence.

15:30*, £5 per student, free for teachers, no minimum number of pupils required
Bookings: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk

The Joutes Oratoires Universitaires final will take place from 12h to 14h30 in our library. Feel free to join! RSVP to: stagiaire.esri2@ambascience.co.uk

 

Hors Normes (The Specials) – special screening World Autism Awareness Day + Q&A with the film crew TBC
Thursday 2nd of April at Ciné lumière, Institut français du Royaume-Uni
By Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano | 2019 | 115’ | cert.12 | in French with English subtitles

Hors NormesFor twenty years, Bruno and Malik have been living in a world apart, the world of autistic children and teenagers. Their respective associations train youngsters from difficult neighbourhoods to care for these cases categorised as “extremely complex”. A special partnership for special personalities.

14:00, £5 per student, free for teachers, no minimum number of pupils required

Bookings: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk

 

100 kilos d’étoiles – special screening + Q&A with actress
Wednesday 22nd of April at Ciné lumière, Institut français du Royaume-Uni
By Marie-Sophie Chambon | 2019 | 98’ | cert.12 | in French with English subtitles

100 kilos d'étoilesLois, 16, has only one dream: becoming an astronaut. However, although she’s gifted in physics, she has a big problem: Lois weighs over 90 kgs. She meets Amélie, Stannah, and Justine: three teenagers shattered, like her, by life’s tough breaks; yet ready for anything in order to leave with her for outer space…

This will be the chance for your pupils to discuss Adolescence, Identity, Handicap and accepting one’s differences, with young actress Zoé de Tarlé.

16:00, £5 per student, free for teachers, no minimum number of pupils required
Bookings: schools@institutfrancais.org.uk