Courses and screenings

Special Event Sunday October 27th

Doinel day.

A chance to see all four of Truffaut’s Doinel comedies plus his short Antoine et Colette following the life of his character Antoine Doinel. People are already booking which is a relief. This is an idea that I can only find a record of once beofore and in New York!

£45 to include lunch, snacks and a celebratory drink.

Book here

10.00 Doors open for Coffee and Tea
10.30 Introduction on Truffaut and his first film Quatre Cents Coups (400 Blows)
10.45 Quatre Cents Coups
12.20 Coffee Break
12.30 Introduction to Antoine et Colette
12.40 Antoine et Colette (short)
1.15 Lunch
2.00 Introduction to Baisers Volés (Stolen Kisses)
2.10 Baisers Volés (Stolen Kisses)
3.40 Tea
4.00 Introduction to Domicile Conjugale (Bed and Board)
4.10 Domicile Conjugale (Bed and Board)
5.50 Light refreshments and complimentary glass of fizzy
6.10 Introduction to L’amour en fuite (Love on the run)
7.50 Q and A and final chance to have a drink.

Waterman’s Arts Centre

 

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Saturday French Impressions with feature screening. 1pm for talk, 2.30 for feature followed by Q and A. Finish by 5.

(Sample notes here: Téchiné  or The Illusionist)

20th ticket

2019-20 Dates

September  21 Agnès by Varda – her last film See the trailer here.

October 26th L’Homme Fidèle and the cinema of Louis Garrel.

Then November 23rd the cinema of Robert Bresson with a screening of Une Femme Douce

December 14th To be decided

The Cinema Museum – French Sundaes

Making a fuss – Four French films that dared to be different.

2.30 – doors open at 1.30 for exploring the museum, drinks and snacks. All end by 5.30.

A talk illustrated with clips and a chance to see a feature film chosen to inspire.

July 14th

La Famille Bélier – Eric Lartigue’s 2014 gentle comedy about French rural life for a family of profoundly deaf farmers caused controversy over its choice of actors and content. Jon Davies will look at other films that challenge the notion of the happy family.

A gentle and joyous end to this ninth season of French Sundaes.

Map

Morley College Waterloo

     0207 450 1889 or online booking

     www.morleycollege.ac.uk for details

     A brief history of Modern French Cinema in 11 classes 1959-2017

      Classes held at the Cinema Museum (see above)                                                    

    Summer term 2019  Tuesday evenings 7.00 to 9.00

I am very pleased that we will have a chance to look at the history of Modern French Cinema.

Booking  here   Again at the lovely Cinema Museum in Kennington.

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“I thought the time line approach and the balance of clips to information was nicely realised.  Plus great infectious enthusiasm from your good self.  Keeping the energy up so important in a group and you got it just right.”

 Current Film and Theatre

     PDF of summer term 16 choices as an example

          One week the class visit a film or play and the next week discuss it.

          A chance to learn more about current trends and become your own critic!

“This class took me to films, play and even places I would never have been to by myself – really exciting.’

         Held at Morley College itself. Book now for January 2018 places limited.

Video of how the class works

Other courses, KS3, A level, Film Societies etc. by arrangement.

Email Jon on: arnottdavies@gmail.com

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