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MOVIE NIGHT: The Gilded Cage

The Gilded Cage (La Cage Dorée)

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MOVIE NIGHT: Marona’s Fantastic Tale

The poetic and touching film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named Marona as she looks back on the human companions she has loved throughout her life. Delivered alongside dazzlingly colorful, sweeping designs produced in part by … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: What’s in a Name?

Funny and witty: Le prénom

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MOVIE NIGHT: Donkey Skin

Donkey Skin by Jacques Demy Jacques Demy’s ode to the classic fairy tale by 17th Century author Charles Perrault (Cinderella) comes to life with breathtaking brilliance. https://youtu.be/qWAMD2bBwZc

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MOVIE NIGHT: Marie’s Story

Marie’s Story At the turn of the 19th century, a humble artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart / Jack et la mécanique du coeur by Mathias Malzieu & Stéphane Berla Edinburgh, 1874. Jack is born on the coldest day the world has ever seen and his heart remains frozen. Doctor Madeleine saves … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Directed by Luc Besson Based on the acclaimed historical fantasy books by Jacques Tardi The year is 1912. A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg;housed on a shelf in the Natural History Museum;has mysteriously hatched;unleashing … Continue reading

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ANNIVERSARY: Louis de Funès

February was the French movie month for cinechefs, so we’ve watched quite a few French family movies. Naturally, we couldn’t ignore Louis de Funès, and so it was to our surprise that this year marks his birthday centennial, time to … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Rabbi’s Cat

Animation, Joann Sfar & Antoine Delesvaux, France, 2011, 89 minutes In French with English subtitles Streaming on: Amazon | Netflix An amazing, lightning and deep movie, a beautiful, thought provoking journey! GKIDS.tv Rich with the colors, textures, flavors and music … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Tintin and the Mystery of the Golden Fleece

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