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Oakland University to Host the Tournées French Film Festival 2008

Oakland is one of several American universities selected to participate in the Tournées French Film Festival -- a French American Cultural Exchange grant program.

This year the festival is co-sponsored by the Oakland University Alumni Association.

Six films will be shown free of charge on six consecutive Sundays at 2 pm in 124 Wilson Hall on Oakland's campus. All films will be in French with English subtitles. The festival is open to the public.

January 13, 2008: “Les amities malefiques/Poison Friends”

January 20, 2008: “Comme une image/Look at Me”

January 27, 2008: “Au-dela de la haine/Beyond Hatred”

February 3, 2008: “Clean”

February 10, 2008:“L’ ivresse du pouvoir/Comedy of Power”

February 17, 2008: “Il est plus facil pour un chameau…/It’s easier for a camel…”

For further information, please contact Alysa Hunton at 248-364-6106 or hunton@oakland.edu.

 

Full-Text Movie Reviews for Tournées 2008 films:

  • Nesselson, L. (2007). Poison friends. Daily Variety, 295(18), 2. Retreived January 3, 2008, from Academic OneFile database.
  • Review: French film "Look at me." (Broadcast transcript). Morning Edition (April 1, 2005). Retreived January 3, 2008, from Academic OneFile database. 
  • Lewis, M. (2007). Beyond hatred. New Internationalist, 399(April), 26. Retreived January 4, 2008, from Academic OneFile database.
  • Rooney, D. (2004). Clean. Variety, 395(3), 25. Retreived January 11, 2008, from Academic OneFile database.
  • Nesselson, L. (2006). The comedy of power. Daily Variety, 290(35). Retreived January 4, 2008, from Academic OneFile database.
  • Nesselson, L. (2003). It's easier for a camel... Variety, 390(10), 25. Retreived January 4, 2008, from Academic OneFile database.

Books at Kresge Library about French Cinema:

  • Forbes, J. (1993). The cinema in France: After the new wave. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.
  • Lanzoni, R.F. (2002). French cinema: From its beginnings to the present. New York: Continuum.
  • Neupert, R.J. (2007). A history of the French new wave cinema. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconson Press.
  • Powerie, P., (Ed.). (1999). French cinema in the 1990s: Continuity and difference: Essays. New York: Oxford University Press.

*Access to full text resources from off campus is limited to current Oakland students, staff, and faculty.


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