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Come enjoy some of the best contemporary French and francophone films, brought to you by the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies at NSU. All screenings will take place in 206 CAPA Wednesday and Sunday evenings from late-February through March, and are free and open to the public (donations welcome). All films will be shown with English subtitles.

Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.

The Films  –  Schedule  –  Contact

The Films:

Avril et le monde truqué [April and the Extraordinary World] (2015, dir. Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci, 1 h 45 mins., Animation/Adventure/Comedy, PG). Click here to read more.

Bande à part [Band of Outsiders] (1964, dir. Jean-Luc Godard, 1 h 35 mins., Comedy/Crime/Drama, PG-13). Click here to read more.

Bande de filles [Girlhood] (2014, dir. Céline Sciamma, 1 h 53 mins., Drama, PG-13). Click here to read more. 

Le Choix de Théo [Theo’s Choice] (2017, dir. Thomas Cauvin and Mikael Espinasse, 51 mins., Documentary/Education, G). Click here to read more.

Fatima (2015, dir. Philippe Faucon, 1 h 19 mins., Drama/Family, PG). Click here to read more.

Francofonia (2015, dir. Aleksandr Sokurov, 1 h 28 mins., Documentary/History, PG-13). Click here to read more.

Quand on a 17 ans [Being 17] (2016, dir. André Téchiné, 1 h 56 mins., Drama/Romance, R). Click here to read more.


Wednesday, 02/21 at 7:30pm: Francofonia

Sunday, 02/25 at 5:00pm: Bande de filles 

Wednesday, 02/28 at 7:30pm: Fatima

Sunday, 03/04 at 5:00pm: Francofonia

Wednesday, 03/07 at 7:30pm: Bande à part

Sunday, 03/11 at 4:00pm: Le Choix de Théo

Sunday, 03/11 at 5:00pm: Avril et le monde truqué 

Wednesday, 03/14 at 7:30pm: Avril et le monde truqué

Sunday, 03/18 at 4:00pm: Le Choix de Théo

Sunday, 03/18 at 5:00pm: Bande à part

Wednesday, 03/21 at 7:30pm: Quand on a 17 ans

Sunday 03/25 at 5:00pm: Fatima

Sunday 03/25 at 7:30pm: Quand on a 17 ans

Wednesday 03/28 at 7:30pm: Bande de filles


Please contact Dr. Allison Rittmayer at with any questions or inquiries.