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Ciné-Club:Fauteuils D’orchestre/ Avenue Montaigne

Date: 28 Apr 2023, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Ciné-Club: Fauteuils D’orchestre/ Avenue Montaigne (2006)

By Danièle Thompson with Cécile de France, Valérie Lemercier, Claude Brasseur, Albert Dupontel and Suzanne Flon.
In French with English subtitles.
The film will be shown during the event. 

Jessica has moved from her small Burgundian town to Paris to start a new life, inspired by her grandmother, who "always loved luxury". While working at a chic bistro, on Avenue Montaigne, Jessica meets a number of people who are all dealing with various life crises or changes: A popular TV actress, a wealthy art collector, a famous classical pianist. All three face pivotal turning points in their lives on the same night, with Jessica as a thread between all three. She will have a transforming effect on them.

Attending this screening will count toward a raffle to win a trip for two to Tahiti or Paris offered by Frenchbee. To qualify you need to attend 4 events of AF Silicon Valley Ciné-Club or Salons. The raffle will take place on April 28, 2023.

The bilingual introduction and the discussion will be led by Hélène Laroche Davis, Professor of Film Studies. 

French Food, wine and networking at 6:30pm before viewing the film together. Buffet by Fabrique Délices, Frenchery and AF Silicon Valley. 

AF Members: $10 - Nonmembers: $15 - At the door: $20
Tickets are non refundable.

Event Program




Introduction by Hélène Laroche Davis, PhD followed by movie


Q & A -  Bilingual discussion

Emerson School 2800 W. Bayshore, Palo Alto. Entrance to the Ciné-Club is at the back of the school, accessible from the end of the parking lot behind the building.

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