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Ciné-Club: Alceste à Bicyclette/ Bicycling with Molière (2013)

Date: 27 Jan 2023, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Alceste à Bicyclette/ Bicycling with Molière (2013)

By Philippe Le Guay, with Fabrice Luchini, Lambert Wilson, Maya Sansa. In French with English subtitles

The film will be shown during the event. 

In this warm and funny, comedy drama, Gauthier, a handsome soap opera TV star visits Serge, a retired stage actor, to convince him to join a production of Molière Le Misanthrope, with him. A sneaky power struggle ensues about who will play the lead role. It takes place on the Ile de Ré, a picturesque island on the west coast of France. Molière’s characters are relevant in our society today. Art imitates life and life informs art. The film received 3 Cesar Awards.

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

AF Silicon Valley will also treat you with delicious Galettes de Rois!

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

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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