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French Cinema Series

Welcome to the French Cinéma Series!

We are pleased to inform you that the French Cinema Series is now part of a larger event called the World Cinema Series. Now you can also join us on Facebook (World Cinema Series - Baylor U)!

In addition to these screenings, you can also watch French movies at our Language Acquisition Center.

For details about the French Cinema Series, please contact Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

Spring 2014

Schedule to be announced

Past screenings
Fall 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Incendies (Canada, 2010)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
La tete en Friche (France, 2010)
"My Afternoons with Marguerite"

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Une vie de chat (France, 2010)
"A Cat in Paris"

Spring 2013

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
C'est pas moi, je le jure! (Quebec, 2008)
"It's Not Me, I Swear!", a French/Quebec comedy by Philippe Falardeau
110 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Les misérables, Part I (France, 2000)
"Les misérables", a French drama by Josée Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu and John Malkovich
86 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Les misérables, Part II (France, 2000)
"Les misérables", a French drama by Josée Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu and John Malkovich
86 minutes, Not Rated

Fall 2012 - Movies shown by Drs. Holly Collins and Michael Boerm

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Monsieur Lazhar (Quebec, 2011)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Rien a declarer (France, 2010)
"Nothing to Declare"

Spring 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Les demoiselles de Rochefort (France, 1967)
"The Young Girls of Rochefort", a French musical by Jacques Demy, starring Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, and Gene Kelly
125 minutes, G

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Kings of Pastry (France/USA, 2009)
"Kings of Pastry", a documentary by Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker
84 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Hors-la-loi (France, 2010)
"Outside the Law", a French drama by Rachid Bouchared, starring Jamel Debbouze
138 minutes, Not rated

Fall 2011 - Movies shown by Drs. Alexandre Thiltges and Michael Boerm

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
L'Arnacoeur (France, 2010)
"The Heartbreaker", a French comedy by Pascal Chaumeil, starring Romain Duris and Vanessa Paradis
105 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Les Diaboliques (France, 1954)
"Diaboliques", a French drama by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Simone Signoret
116 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Des Hommes et des Dieux (France, 2010)
"Of Gods and Men", a French drama by Xavier Beauvois
123 minutes, PG-13

Spring 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Monsieur Vincent (France, 1947)
"Monsieur Vincent", a French drama by Maurice Cloche
114 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Thérèse Raquin (France, 1953)
"Welcome to the Sticks", a French drama by Marcel Carné
102 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
La Folie des grandeurs (France, 1971)
"Delusions of Grandeur", a French comedy by Gérard Oury, starring Louis de Funès
108 minutes, Not Rated

Fall 2010

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Papillon (France, 2003)
"The Butterfly", a French drama by Philippe Muyl, starring Michel Serrault and Claire Bouanich
80 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (France, 2008)
"Welcome to the Sticks", a French comedy by Dany Boon, starring Kad Merad and Dany Boon
106 minutes, Not Rated

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
La Prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV (France, 1966)
"The Taking of Power by Louis XIV", a French drama by Roberto Rossellini, starring Jean-Marie Patte
94 minutes, Not Rated

Spring 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Napoleon, Part 1 (France, 2002)
"Napoleon", a French drama by Yves Simoneau, starring John Malkovich and Christian Clavier
90 minutes, PG

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Napoleon, Part 2 (France, 2002)
"Napoleon", a French drama by Yves Simoneau, starring John Malkovich and Christian Clavier
90 minutes, PG

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Napoleon, Part 3 (France, 2002)
"Napoleon", a French drama by Yves Simoneau, starring John Malkovich and Christian Clavier
90 minutes, PG

Tuesday, April 20, 2009
7 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Napoleon, Part 4 (France, 2002)
"Napoleon", a French drama by Yves Simoneau, starring John Malkovich and Christian Clavier
90 minutes, PG

Fall 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Comte de Monte Cristo, Part 1 (France, 1998)
"The Count of Monte Cristo", a French drama by Josee Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu
90 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Comte de Monte Cristo, Part 2 (France, 1998)
"The Count of Monte Cristo", a French drama by Josee Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu
90 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, November 10, 2009
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Comte de Monte Cristo, Part 3 (France, 1998)
"The Count of Monte Cristo", a French drama by Josee Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu
90 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
6 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Comte de Monte Cristo, Part 4 (France, 1998)
"The Count of Monte Cristo", a French drama by Josee Dayan, starring Gérard Depardieu
90 minutes, not rated

Spring 2009

Tuesday, Februrary 10, 2009
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Une Hirondelle a fait le printemps (France, 2001)
"The Girl from Paris", a French drama by Christian Carion
103 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
La Gloire de mon père (France, 1990)
"My Father's Glory", an adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's novel by Yves Robert
110 minutes, G

Tuesday, April 7, 2009
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Le Château de ma mère (France, 1990)
"My Mother's Castle", an adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's novel by Yves Robert
99 minutes, PG

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
6:30 pm, Bennett Auditorium
Mon Oncle (France, 1958)
"My Uncle", a French drama by Jacques Tati
116 minutes, unrated

Fall 2008

Tuesday, September 16, 2008
6:00-7:45 p.m. Bennett Auditorium
Les parapluies de Cherbourg (France/Germany, 1964)
"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", a French musical directed by Jacques Demy
91 minutes, unrated

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
6:00-8:30 p.m. Bennett Auditorium
Perceval (France, 1978)
"Perceval", an adaptation of Chretien de Troyes' novel by Eric Rohmer
140 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, November 4, 2008
6:00-8:00 p.m. Bennett Auditorium
Est-Ouest (France, 2000)
"East-West", a French drama directed by Regis Wargnier
125 minutes, PG-13

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
6:00-8:30 p.m. Bennett Auditorium
Joyeux Noël (France/Germany, 2005)
"Merry Christmas", a French drama by Christian Carion
116 minutes, PG-13

Spring 2008

Friday, April 25, 2008
6:00-8:30 p.m. Alexander Hall, Reading Room
Le Salaire de la peur (France, 1953)
"Wages of fear", a French drama directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot
131 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, February 19, 2008
6:00-8:00 p.m. Alexander Hall, Reading Room
Merci pour le chocolat (France, 2000)
"Nightcap", a French drama directed by Claude Chabrol
99 minutes, not rated

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
6:00-8:00 p.m. Alexander Hall, Reading Room
Inch'Allah dimanche (France, 2001)
"Inch'Allah Sunday", a French drama directed by Yamina Benguigui
98 minutes, not rated

Fall 2007

Thursday, November 29, 2007
5:00-7:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
Les Aventures de rabbi Jacob (France, 1973)
"Les Aventures de rabbi Jacob", a comedy by Gérard Oury, starring Louis de Funès. Nominated for the Golden Globe Award.
100 minutes, not rated

Thursday, November 1, 2007
5:00-7:15 p.m. 101 Castellaw
La bataille d'Alger (Algeria/Italy, 1966)
"The Battle of Algiers", a suspense movie by Gillo Pontecorvo
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins
121 minutes, not rated

Thursday, October 4, 2007
5:00-7:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
Un Homme et une femme (France, 1966)
"A Man and a woman", a romantic movie by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant
Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations
102 minutes, not rated

Thursday, September 6, 2007
5:00-7:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
Les Choristes (France, 2004)
"The Chorus", a French drama directed by Christophe Barratier, starring Gérard Jugnot
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 21 nominations
96 minutes, PG-13


2004 and before

Thursday, April 15, 2004
Etre et Avoir (France, 2002)
"To Be and To Have", a French documentary film by Nicolas Philibert based in a schoolroom in rural France
104 minutes, G

Thursday, March 25, 2004
5:00-7:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (France, 2002)
A French suspense film starring Audrey Tautou (Amelie)
92 minutes, PG-13

Thursday, February 12, 2004
5:00-8:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
Madame Bovary (France, 1991)
A film by Claude Chabrol and based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
130 minutes, PG-13

December 5, 2003
3:00-6:00 p.m. 101 Castellaw
Va Savoir (France, 2001)
"Who Knows?", a film by Jacques Rivette
150 minutes, PG-13