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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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MOVIE NIGHT: Welcome To The Sticks

Bienvenue Chez Les Cht’is (Welcome To The Sticks) Welcome to the Land of Ch’tis was such a great comedy even without the best French in town… big laughs, delightful and definitely memorable!

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FILM: Le Tableau / The Painting

PREVIEW: “Le Tableau” by Jean-François Laguionie

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FILM: A Cat in Paris

We finally watched A Cat in Paris streaming on Netflix. Great animation and charming suspense family movie!

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