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Ciné-Club: L'Ecole buissonnière/School of Life (2017)

Date: 26 Jan 2024, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Ciné-Club: L'Ecole buissonnière/School of Life (2017)

By Nicolas Vanier, with François Cluzet, Valérie Karsenti, François Berléand and Eric Elmosnino. In French with English subtitles.

In 1927, Paul, an orphan in Paris, is entrusted to a cheerful lady of the countryside, Celestine and her husband Borel, who work for a rural aristocratic landowner, Count De la Fresnaye. In the heart of Sologne, region of the Loire Valley, with the poacher Totoche, a great nature lover, Paul will learn about life but also the forest and its secrets. A heavier secret weighs on the count’s estate. 

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

6:30pm

Reception

7:15pm

Introduction by Hélène Laroche Davis, PhD followed by movie

9:20pm

Q & A -  Bilingual discussion

Emerson Montessori 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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