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Ciné-Club August

  • Alliance Française de St. Louis 930 McKnight Road St. Louis, MO, 63132 United States (map)

Please join us for the August Ciné-Club where we will be watching Les grands esprits (2017) on the big screen.

This showing is FREE to members of the Alliance Française. Doors open at 6:30pm for a small reception and snacks (feel free to bring some to share!). The film will start at 7:00pm, and we will conclude with a short discussion of the film. Movie is in French, subtitled in English. Run time: 1h 46min

François Foucault, veteran professor of French literature at the prestigious Henri IV institute, ends up accepting a position at a public school in the outskirts of Paris in a troubled area. A bit pedantic and prejudiced, François must adapt to a new social reality in which culture and the desire for knowledge are not the priority of his students. (Synopsis via

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