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Ciné-Club: Les lignes de Wellington

En septembre 1810, les troupes napoléoniennes, emmenées par le maréchal Masséna, envahissent le Portugal. Lors de la bataille de Buçaco, les Français sont défaits. Pourtant, les vainqueurs portugais et britanniques battent en retraite, sous le commandement du général Wellington. Celui-ci espère ainsi attirer l'ennemi à Torres Vedras, où il a fait bâtir des lignes de fortification infranchissables. Couplée à une politique de la terre brûlée, cette stratégie oblige les populations civiles à l'exode.

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Design X Design : Exposé

Design in its many manifestations forms an integral part of every culture. Civilizations evolve and attain their full potential because of it. Design based on creative industries in India are witness to a fascinating churning, necessitating a search for a vision that may inform their evolution beyond – spanning education, profession and industry. Thus, involving exposes, roundtables, exhibitions etc. Design …

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Theatre: Fear and Trembling

About Fear and Trembling Winter 1990. In Brussels, Amélie Nothomb has finished her studies in medieval roman philology. She decides to travel back to Japan in order to work in a country she knows since she was born there. She gets a one year work contract for the Yumimoto Company. This job, more than she hopes for, will bring her …

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Music: CHILL-BUMP

Chill bump is an English-speaking, French-made, rap duo from Tours. Since the group was founded in 2010, Chill Bump has proven to be a collaborative endeavor of an entirely new kind. The alliance between Miscellaneous (MC) and Bankal (Beatmaker) was both unique and powerful from the get-go; enriched by the fusion of their respective English and French speaking heritage. The …

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Ciné-Club: La Prophétie des Grenouilles

Initial release: December 3, 2003 Director: Jacques-Rémy Girerd Running time: 1h30min French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all La Prophétie des Grenouilles (Raining Cats and Frogs) is a 2003 French animated film directed by Jacques-Rémy Girerd Plot It’s a catastrophe! A flood has hit our planet and an unusual group of people are all that remains. Led by …

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A special film screening: The Invisible (R)evolution

A 85 minute film by Philippe Borrel an original idea by Noël Mamère produced by Cineteve for ARTE TV We’ve entered into the era of global acceleration. Speed and immediacy have become society’s norm, at work first of all, but also in daily life. It has led to a world in which the human being has lost his/her sense of …

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Ciné-Club: Brendan et le secret de Kells

Initial release: February 11, 2009 Director: Tomm Moore Running time: 1h15min French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Brendan et le secret de kells (The secret of kells) is a 2009 French animated film directed by Tomm moore. Plot A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a …

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Cine Club: Le Tableau / The Painting

Initial release: November 23, 2011 Director: Jean-François Laguionie Running time: 1h 18min French with English subtitles The Painting (French: Le Tableau) is a 2011 French animated film directed by Jean-François Laguionie. Plot For mysterious reasons, a Painter has left a work incomplete – causing conflict between the Toupins (Allduns), who are entirely painted, the Pafinis (Halfies), who lack a few …

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Ciné-Club Extravaganza: Camille Redouble

Initial release: September 12th, 2012 Director: Noémie Lvovsky Running time: 1h 55min French with English Subs. FREE ENTRY – OPEN TO ALL ENGLISH SYNOPSIS On her way to a party Camille consults a quirky clockmaker because she needs to have her watch fixed. The watch has sentimental value for her since she has received it as a birthday present when …

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