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French Film festival “All Are Welcome”, Feb. 2-23

The Department of World Languages will be hosting a French film festival in February.

Showings are free and open to the public.

The festival is sponsored by the Albertine Cinémathèque/French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) Foundation.

“Little Girl” (Petite fille) will kick off the film festival. The documentary follows eight-year-old

Sasha who questions her gender and faces harsh reactions around her.

The film festival opens Thursday, February 2nd, and runs through February 23rd. The films will be in French with English subtitles.

Popcorn will be served with a donation to the French Club!

French film festival poster

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