Friday, February 19, 2010
Ooh la la, PCA ushers in 4 more French Films under the programming begun this past fall called, La Cinematheque (click link to see trailer of each film). Delayed a week due to snow, next Thursday, February 25, 6:45pm, Prince Music Theater (1412 Chestnut Street) the series starts off with Les Boreaux De Dieu (God’s Office), directed by Claire Simon - An “auteur” filmmaker captures women talking candidly about sex, pregnancy and abortion.
“Thanks to the Embassy of France's leadership, expertise,
and access to French cinema’s luminaries,
Philadelphia audiences will continue to be among the first
in the nation to experience these new entertaining titles.”
Murray added, “We’re particularly excited to be hosting, in our city, some of the principals associated with the films premiering, beginning in February and continuing throughout 2010.”
Ticket Prices: $10 for a single ticket/$32 for the series (discounts offered to PCA/Prince and Bryn Mawr Film Institute Members) PCA members receive two free tickets (click HERE to reserve tickets at Will Call) to Les Boreaux De Dieu (God’s Office) and pay $18 for the series of 3 remaining films.
• Les Grandes Chaleur (Heat Wave) (April 8th) from Canada, directed by Sophie Lorain - a love story with twists and turns between a recent widow and a young incurable kleptomaniac.
• Welcome (May 13th) directed by Phillippe Lioretis - a story of compassion between a French swimming instructor and Kurdish teenage refugee boy seeking a new life.
Check back for Tinsel & Tine film commentary on these screenings.
To see T&T (then Suck My Pretty Toes) past La Cinematheque film comentary:
BTW, I'll be volunteering at the Will Call desk at the Prince on 2/25, so any readers that attend the screening, please stop by and say Hello!