French Film Festival 2008

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at SUNY Plattsburgh presented The French Film Festival, a weeklong film festival from March 24th to the 28th 2008.

Films Shown at the Spring 2008 Festival

Les Choristes (The Chorus) by Christophe Barratier: Story of a passionate music teacher who arrives at a correctional boarding school for boys and transforms their lives through music.

La Grande séduction (Seducing Dr. Lewis) by Jean-François Pouliot: A new factory is promised to the residents of a tiny fishing village on the rocky north shore of Quebec, provided the villagers can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. The members of the community devise a scheme to attract the doctor.

Prête-moi ta main (I Do: How to Get Married and Stay Single) by Eric Lartigau: A confirmed bachelor has turned forty and his adoring family - mother and sisters - disapprove and decide that it's time he found a wife. To keep them at bay, he concocts a plan under which he pays a colleague's sister to pretend to be his fiancée.

Les Invasions barbares (The Barbarian Invasion) by Denys Arcand: A movie about death, love, friendship, and all other things that invade our lives.

Indigènes (Days of Glory): Story of four North African men enlisted in the French army during World War II to liberate that country from Nazi oppression.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

For more information about the modern languages and cultures program at SUNY Plattsburgh please contact:

Dr. Jean Ouedraogo, Chair
Professor
Office: Champlain Valley Hall 315
Phone: (518) 564-3833
Email: jean.ouedraogo@plattsburgh.edu

SUNY Plattsburgh
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Champlain Valley Hall 311
Plattsburgh, NY 12901