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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie, wine & popcorn.

Alliance Française of San Francisco | 1345 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA



French Film, Wine & Conversation

French Film, Wine & Conversation: Cannes Winner Polisse (2011) | Polk GulchTo help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation.

The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine all for a $5 donation at the door.

Don’t know French? Don’t worry, all films are screened with English subtitles, and includes a brief talk and discussion about the film. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Polisse (2011) | French Film, Wine & Conversation

French Film, Wine & Conversation: Cannes Winner Polisse (2011) | Polk GulchA photographer, Melissa, is given access to the child protection division of the Paris police force, a team whose daily encounters with some of the most harrowing crimes perpetrated on children take a terrible toll on their emotional lives. 

Warning: This film contains some graphic scenes which may be shocking to some viewers.

Polisse won the Cannes Film Festival’s Jury Prize in 2011.Jordan Mintzer of The Hollywood Reporter compared the film to “a whole season of The Wire packed into a single two-hour-plus film”.

Written and directed by Maïwenn. Starring Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Marina Foïs. 127 min. | In French with English subtitles


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Cost: $5*

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