Tourneés 2008 French Film Festival Featured Films

2008-indigenes

Indigènes (Days of Glory)

January 21, 6:30 & 9:15pm

Directed by Rachid Bouchareb, 2006
Four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression. But is the promise of liberty, equality, and fraternity hollow?

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2008-malefiques

Les amitiés maléfiques (Poison Friends)

January 28, 7 & 9 pm

Directed by Emmanuel Bourdieu, 2006
A charming pathological liar dupes a group of college students.

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L’Iceberg (The Iceberg)

February 11, 7 & 9pm

Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon, 2005
A woman develops an obsession for everything icy after being locked into a walk-in freezer.

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Qui a tué Bambi? (Who Killed Bambi?)

February 18, 6:30 & 9 pm

Directed by Gilles Marchand, 2003
After meeting an attractive surgeon and suffering from strange dizzy spells, a student nurse notices that patients are disappearing.

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Le petit Lieutenant (The Little Lieutenant)

February 25, 7 & 9 pm

Directed by Xavier Beauvois, 2005
A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.

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Free and Open to the Public

Festival Location:
Hippodrome State Theatre
25 SE 2nd Place
Gainesville, Florida

For more information, contact:
Dr. Sylvie Blum
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures / France-Florida Research Institute
Phone: 352-392-2016 x248
Email: sylblum@ufl.edu

The Festival is sponsored in part by FACE: French American Cultural Exchange Arts Education Innovation and the FFRI: France-Florida Research Institute (University of Florida), the Consulat
general de France (Miami), the Ministere des affaires etrangeres and the Alliance Française. The festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French
Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture, The Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation, the Franco-American Cultural Fund, and Orange & Blue Textbooks.

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