Wednesday saw the reopening of cafés, restaurants, museums, theatres and cinemas in France since October.
This means that Lost in Frenchlation can return to cinemas, and film buffs who struggle to watch French movies without English subtitles can meet up again this weekend at the Luminor Hotel de Ville where the first screening is taking place this Sunday.
#Theaters are opened in #France!🥳 And @LiFrenchlation celebrates the #reopening with a 1st #event at @LuminorHDV!
Discover #AlbertDupontel's 7 #César awarded #film #AdieuLesCons, starring @ecoleEICAR #Acting #alumni @BastienUghetto!
Book your #tickets👉https://t.co/sCqNm5IOUE pic.twitter.com/KcAnfqykAY
— EICAR (@ecoleEICAR) May 19, 2021
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What’s on the programme?
The first event taking place on Sunday, May 23rd is a screening of Albert Dupontel’se César awarded film “Adieu les cons” (Bye bye Morons), a comedy drama about a woman who tries to find her long-lost child with a help of a man in the middle of a burnout and a blind archivist.
On Sunday, May 30th there will be a Mother’s Day special screening of “Énorme”, comedy, starring Marina Foïs and Jonathan Cohen, at Club de l’Étoile in the 17th arrondissement in Paris.
On Saturday, May 22nd, there will be a virtual screening of “Joli Mai” by Chris Marker (1963) which inspired the documentary film Le Joli Mai 2020. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Chris Marker specialist & journalist Jean-Michel Frodon.
Lost in Frenchlation is a company that sets up screenings of recent French film releases with English subtitles to give Paris’s large international community access to French culture and meet others in the same situation.
For more information, check out their website or sign up to their newsletter (link here).