THE MYSTERY OF PICASSO

Thanks to transparent canvases, Henri-Georges Clouzot gives viewers the chance to see the creative process of the most influential painter of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. One of the greatest documentary portraits of an artist at work ever made.

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SPEAK UP

Each year at the University of Saint-Denis in the suburbs of Paris, the “Eloquentia” competition for Best Orator takes place. Any student can participate and prepare with the help of professionals, who teach them the tricks and trades of public speaking.

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UNRAVELLING FRENCH CINEMA + ZAZIE DANS LE MÉTRO

TALK: UNRAVELLING FRENCH CINEMA + ZAZIE DANS LE MÉTRO + INTROscreens at Ciné Lumière (19:00 & 20:45): Ginette Vincendeau, Alastair Phillips, Michael Temple and Michael Witt launch their new books and discuss a series of cinematic milestones from the earliest days of silent cinema to the most recent releases.

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2 DAYS IN PARIS

CINÉ LUMIÈRE presents: 2 DAYS IN PARIS 35mm – Spending 2 days in Paris comes as a cultural shock for American interior designer Jack (Adam Goldberg) who got way more than he bargained for when he planned a romantic trip to the city of Love with his girlfriend Marion (Julie Delpy).

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MAKALA + Q&A

CINÉ LUMIÈRE presents: MAKALA + Q&A with director Emmanuel Gras – This doc follows the steps of a young charcoal-maker as he struggles to offer a better future for his family.

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IVAN TSAREVITCH AND THE CHANGING PRINCESS

CINÉ LUMIÉRE presents: IVAN TSAREVITCH AND THE CHANGING PRINCESS (aka Ivan Tsarevitch et La Princesse Changeante) – Michel Ocelot brings four fairy tales to life with enchanting sensibility.

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MARIUS + SALON

ROCHESTER KINO + CINÉ LUMIÈRE present: MARIUS (1931) Alexander Korda’s film based on the novel by Marcel Pagnol featuring Raimu, Pierre Fresney, & Fernand Charpin. Followed by a Salon discussion + free refreshments.

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