Welcome to the Vassar Tournées Festival Blog

The Department of French and Francophone Studies invites you to a series of six recent French films.

All films have English subtitles and will be screened at the Rosenwald Film Theater at 6:30 p.m. (room 109 Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film) and will be followed by a post-screening discussion.

Tournées Film Festival : Opening Reception
Friday, February 6, 2015
5:15-6:15PM
Lobby of the Volgelstein Center for Drama and Film
Free and Open to the Public

 

Friday, February 6, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Polisse (2011)
By Maïwenn

Introduction: Vinay Swamy (Vassar College, Department of French and Francophone Studies)

Respondent: Dawn Fulton (Smith College, French Studies)

Saturday, February 7, 2015 @ 6:30PM
La Guerre est déclarée/ Declaration of War (2011)
By Valérie Donzelli

Introduction: Leslie Dunn (Vassar College, Department of English)

Respondent: Susan Trumbetta (Vassar College, Department of Psychology)

Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Amour (2012)
By Michael Haneke

Introduction: Matthew Amos (Bard College, French Studies)

Respondent: Shane Slattery-Quintanilla (Vassar College, Department of Film)

Friday, February 20, 2015 @ 6:30pm
La Vie d’Adèle/ Blue is the Warmest Color(2013)
By Abdellatif Kechiche

Introduction: Patricia Célérier (Vassar College, Department of French and Francophone Studies)

Respondent: Peter Antelyes (Vassar College, Department of English)

Saturday, February 21, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Mauvais Sang (1986)
By Leos Carax

Introduction: Tom Parker (Vassar College, Department of French and Francophone Studies)

Respondent: Eva Woods (Vassar College, Department of Hispanic Studies)

Tournées Film Festival : Closing Reception
Friday, February 27, 2015
5:15-6:15PM
Lobby of the Volgelstein Center for Drama and Film
Free and Open to the Public

Friday, February 27, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Le Passé/ The Past (2013)
By Asghar Farhadi

Introduction : Amitava Kumar (Vassar College, Department of English)

Respondent: Sarah Kozloff (Vassar College, Department of Film)

 

This festival is co-sponsored by the Department of Film at Vassar College, and  is free and open to the public.  Seats will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, please contact us at ffs@vassar.edu or at 845-437-5720.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations or information on accessibility are requested to contact the Campus Activities Office at 845 437-5370.

The Tournées Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée, the Franco-American Cultural Fund and the New York Council for the Humanities.

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