Date(s) - 11/05/2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dana Center Lecture Room
Back by popular demand – Cinéma français returns to the Franco-American Centre!
This semester, join the Franco-American Centre for a film study mini-course exploring the difficulty and inertia of French politics, from the king’s court in the XVII century to nowadays very similar “new princes” court.
Each class will begin with a brief bilingual overview, touching on the key concepts of the film and its relation to the semester theme. The film will be followed by a short facilitated discussion.
REGISTRATION: May be done at door of first class (cash or check, please)
INTRODUCTORY COST (for entire 3 film class!):
- $15 – Non-FAC members / $10 – FAC Members
- Free – Saint Anselm students in French classes
For more details, call the FAC office at 603-641-7114.
Ridicule (1996), by Patrice Leconte takes place in the King Louis the XVIth court in Versailles. A young, penniless Lord tries to get founding for a good cause: draining the swamps on his land. But life in court is not what he expected when he realizes that only wit and intrigues get you the attention of the king.