The Auld Alliance French Movie Club
Come to the Auld Alliance French Movie Club to watch French films (with subtitles) from all eras and socialise with like-minded folk.
This movie club will gather like-minded people to watch old and new French movies; with subtitles for non-native speakers.
Attendance & Registration
This event is free and open to both staff and students, however, you'll need to register your attendance prior to the event (for health and safety reasons). Please let us know if you have any requirements we should be aware of prior to the event. We will run through some general house keeping and fire safety at the venue, prior to start of each event. This is part of the Informatics Events Policy which can be found below.
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Although a room may be listed as 'wheelchair accessible', a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan is required for all staff and students unable to self-evacuate in an emergency. Provision for visitors who are unable to self-evacuate is the responsibility of the organiser(s) of the event. Please confirm the evacuation arrangements well in advance of the event.
Although no catering is officially provided, please feel free to bring in your own food and drinks (unfortunately, no alcohol is permitted; including, but not limited to, French Martinis). A table will be set up if you wish to share with other attendees.
Please let us know in advance of any allergies (food in particular) you may have and be sensitive of other attendees' dietary requirements by labelling any food you may wish to share.
Please see below the upcoming event's details:
|Date & location||Movie||Year||Actors||Synopsis|
19 July 2018, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
27 Sept 2018, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain (original title)
||Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.|
|23 Nov 2018, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2||
Le père Noël est une ordure
||Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office.|
24 Jan 2019, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2
La Favorita Pizza will be served at this 'Double Feature' event. Please ensure you have regiseterd and completed the food requirement fields before attending.
Le Grand Restaurant
French comedy. Top-notch french restaurant owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), rules the renowned Paris restaurant "Chez Septime" with an iron fist. Grovelling before his rich and powerful customers, Monsieur Septime feels free to treat his employees like children at best or like slaves at worst. One day, one of his famous guests disappears while dining in his restaurant and Monsieur Septime accused of being an accomplice in the kidnapping. (Running time approx. 1h 25min )
There will be a 15min intermission between films to allow for toilet breaks and a good old dstretching of the legs.
In this French action/comedy, Taxi driver Daniel (Samy Naceri) gets out of traffic offenses by making a deal with arresting-officer, Emilien (Frédéric Diefenthal). Daniel and Emilien soon develop a friendship, as he chauffeurs him about. It is not long before the two are on the trail of German bank robbers. (Running time approx. 1h 26min )
|21 Mar 2019, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2||TBC - to be chosen at random at event in January 2019||TBC||TBC||N/A|
|24 May 2019, @ 18:00 in IF, MF2||TBC - to be chosen at random at event in March 2019||TBC||TBC||N/A|
Future movies will be chosen at random with the picking of a movie title out of the hat.
We hope to hold this club every second month of the year. If this club proves popular, we may explore the possibility of increasing the frequency of events.
We look forward to seeing you at the next one!
Should you have any quesion, please feel free to contact Alexandra Welsh (First Aider and Fire Steward) or Ségolène Gallus (Technical Ninja).