Cool Movie Event Alert: New French Cinema Comes To Austin This Weekend

Heads up for a really special event this weekend, Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5.

For the second year, AFS is partnering with Premiers Plans, a film festival and organization located in the Loire Valley capital of Angers France, to create a cross-cultural dialogue about independent film. Four new award-winning French language films, all first features, by emerging European filmmakers, as well as a shorts program and Moviemaker Dialogue that brings Austin filmmakers and audiences together with their counterparts from across La Mer.

Schedule is as follows, click on the links to find out more:

Friday, June 3:

6:00 pm Member Mixer: Enjoy our complimentary happy hour to kick off our New French Cinema Weekend and welcome our visiting French filmmakers to Austin! Freestyle Learning Center will be there as well, hosting a French language huddle, and offering discounts to AFS members for classes.

8:00 pm Screening: TWO BIRDS, ONE STONE with filmmaker Fejria Deliba in attendance. Note: this is also a Free Member Friday - all AFS members attend free.

Saturday, June 4:

2:00 pm MOVIE MAKER DIALOGUE: Meet The Filmmakers of New French Cinema Weekend.

8:00 pm Screening: KEEPER with filmmaker Guillaume Senez in attendance.

Sunday, June 5: 

2:00 pm Shorts Program Screening: JEWELS OF LA FEMIS.

4:30 pm Screening: THE GOOD LIFE (LA BELLE VIE), with filmmaker Jean Denizot in attendance.

7:00 pm Screening: NEXT YEAR (L'ANNEE PROCHAINE) with filmmaker Vania Leturcq in attendance.

You can buy a series pass for all of the above here. See you there.