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Atelier Traduction avec Leila Slimani

ATELIER TRADUCTION avec Leila Slimani Leila Slimani et l'Ambassadrice pour la langue française et représentante de la Francophonie auprès du Président Emmanuel Macron - Prix Goncourt 2016

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Ciné-Club : Damien veut changer le monde

Damien is a pawn in a primary school, and leads a quiet life. To rescue one of his young students, Bahzad, and his mother from imminent expulsion from the land, Damien reconnects with his parents' militant past

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Ciné Club : Un Amour Impossible

In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in the birth of a daughter, Chantal.

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Screening : “Earth Witness-Reflections of the Times & the Timeless” #DocnTalk3

"Four common people – a teacher, a farmer, a shepherd, a father – find themselves on the front line of the earth’s biggest, most complex crisis: climate change. Belonging to India’s ancient tribes, they bear witness to the science behind the changes that affect their day to day life.

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Ciné-Club : Continuer

Having neglected her teenage son Samuel for years, Sybille, a divorced woman, worries that her son, who has displayed violent and volatile behavior, is going down the wrong path.

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Ciné Club: Un Beau Voyou | 2nd Feb 2020 – 6:30pm

Commissioner Beffrois waits for retirement with mixed enthusiasm when a theft of paintings catches his attention. Is it the elegance of the process? The audacity of the crime? The beauty of the stolen work? Belfry launches in search of an atypical thief, a real draft, an acrobat in his spare time.

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Ciné Club : À Voix Haute

Each year at the University of Saint-Denis the "Eloquentia" competition for the "Best Orator of 93" ("93" being the area code of greater Paris where Saint-Denis is located) takes place. The students of this university studying any course decide to participate and prepare with help from professionals (lawyers, slammers, directors of theatrical productions), who teach them the difficult exercise of speaking in public. Over the weeks, they learn the subtle inner workings of rhetoric and learn to assert themselves, reveal themselves to others, and most particularly to themselves.Equipped with these arms, Leïla, Elhadj, Eddy, and the others confront each other and try to win this competition to be "the Best Orator of 93."

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Ciné-Club : Cherchez la Femme

Armand, the bookish son of Iranian immigrants who's completely smitten by Leila, an Arab girl from the banlieue enrolled with Armand in Paris' prestigious Sciences Po university. The two are set to spend a few months in New York interning at the United Nations, but those plans quickly unravel when Leila's brother, Mahmoud, returns from an extended trip to the Middle East as a full-blown Islamist replete with beard, prayer beads and a desire to quell his sister's profane Western ways.

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Doc’ N Talk 2: And you Thought you Knew Me

Doc'N Talk is a series of events showcasing the best of Indian documentary films, followed by discussions with directors, researchers and young protagonists. We truly look forward to welcoming many of you for this first screening!

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Ciné club: CORPORATE

Emilie, one of the Human Resources Managers at the Esen multinational, has recently been chosen by her superior Stéphane Froncart for her elegant ruthlessness. She indeed has the ability to find the words which persuade employees or executives judged redundant to resign, even if it takes a long time before they give in. She performs her task without moral compunction until the day when one of the employees targeted, Didier Dalmat, kills himself by jumping out of the window of his office. Not only is she deeply upset by this tragedy but she soon realizes that the firm's top brass want to have her take all the blame.

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