Tournes French Film Festival

Sarah Lawrence College will host the Tournées festival of contemporary French cinema Tuesday and Thursday evenings from March 30 through April 13. Organized by Malcolm Turvey of the film history faculty, the films will be introduced by film and art historians.

All screenings, which are free and open to the public, begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown on 35mm in the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Film Theatre in the Monika A. and Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Visual Arts Center. For directions and further information, please call (914) 395 2412.

The Tournées film festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture (CNC), and by The Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation and the Franco-American Cultural Fund.


Thursday March 30: FEUX ROUGES (RED LIGHTS) Cedric Kahn, 2004, 105 min., introduced by Mark Cohen (French faculty)

Tuesday April 4: ÉLOGE DE L'AMOUR (IN PRAISE OF LOVE) Jean-Luc Godard, 2001, 97 min., introduced by Gilberto Perez (Film History faculty)

Thursday April 6: ÊTRE ET AVOIR (TO BE AND TO HAVE) Nicolas Philibert, 2002, 104 min., introduced by Malcolm Turvey (Film History faculty)

Tuesday April 11: MOOLADE Ousmane Sembene, 2004, 134 min., introduced by Michelle Gilbert (Art History faculty)

Thursday April 13: SCENES INTIMES (SEX IS COMEDY) Catherine Breillat, 2002, 92 min., introduced by Malcolm Turvey (Film History faculty)