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Upcoming Cinéclub Events

  • Farewell Mr. Haffmann

    French Films in Local Cinemas: Farewell, Mr. Haffmann

    June 18, 2024 1:00 pm
    Farewell, Mr. Haffman, a film about Vichy France under the Nazi-aligned government, comes to the Jewish Film Festival at the Rialto on June 18 only. Please support our local movie theaters and let them know you heard about their French language film programming from the Alliance!

  • La Passion de Dodin Bouffant - film 2023

    AFUSA French Cinémathèque June 24: The Taste of Things

    June 24, 2024 4:00 pm
    AFUSA’s French Cinémathèque series of online film discussions in English continues in June with 2023’s The Taste of Things (La passion de Dodin Bouffant). The discussion, on Monday June 24 at 4:00 pm, is led by Aude Hesbert of the Villa Albertine in Los Angeles and is open to all members of Alliance Française across...

  • Gauguin poster

    Parlons Cinéma: Gauguin, Voyage to Tahiti July 18

    July 18, 2024 12:00 pm
    In 1891, the French painter Paul Gauguin leaves Paris and travels to Tahiti to renew his art as a free man, far from the European artistic conventionalism. On his journey of discovery, he faces solitude and disease, but he also knows the beauty of wild nature and the love of Tehura, a young native girl who becomes his wife and model. Stream the movie online, and then join Joelle Pluchon for a bilingual discussion on July 18 at 12 noon.

To receive updates on future screenings, or to suggest a film for viewing and discussion, please email Peter Zingg and Joelle Pluchon at

Cinéclub Notes

Join to Stream French Films for Free

If you have a library card at a Sonoma County public library, you can obtain a free streaming account, that lets you watch high quality US and foreign narrative and documentary films from a huge list of titles, from classics to recent releases. Many of the films selected for our Parlons Cinéma series are available here. Save money and learn French while enjoying performances by today's top actors, directors and cinematographers.

Recent Soirée Cinéma Viewings

  • Cézanne et moi poster

    Parlons Cinéma: Cézanne and I

    June 6, 2024 2:00 pm
    Guillame Gallienne is Zola and Guillame Canet is Cézanne, in the story of a lifelong friendship of two towering figures in French art and culture. Watch Cézanne and I at home and then join this bilingual Zoom discusssion with Joelle Pluchon and Peter ZIngg.

  • Un Prophète poster

    French Cinémathèque: Un prophète (2009)

    May 20, 2024 4:00 pm
    Watch Jacques Audiard's 2009 film, Un prophète, the AFUSA's French Cinémathèque selection for May, at home. Then join Aude Hesbert of the Villa Albertine Los Angeles online for a conversation (in English). RSVP is required.

  • Renoir poster

    Parlons Cinéma: Renoir (2012) May 8 at 5 pm

    May 8, 2024 5:00 pm
    Visit the Côte d'Azur in 1915 where the aging master impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir fights against disability to pursue his art. The film is photographed by another accomplished artist, the Taiwanese cinematographer Mark Ping Bing Lee. Stream this film at home, and then join Peter Zingg and Joelle Pluchon for a bilingual discussion Wednesday May 8 at 5 pm.

  • Anatomy of a Fall poster

    OFOF Film Discussion (in English) – Anatomy of a Fall, April 22 at 4 pm

    April 22, 2024 4:00 pm
    Free to all Alliance Française members in the US. Aude Hesbert of the Villa Albertine, Los Angeles, will lead her monthly film discussion on April 22 starting at 4 pm. You can stream the multi-Oscar-winning film Anatomy of a Fall on Hulu, Disney+ or other popular services. Register for the Zoom discussion on the AFUSA...

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Parlons Cinéma: Portrait of a Lady On Fire, April 10 at 5 pm

    April 10, 2024 5:00 pm
    For April, we will discuss the award-winning 2019 film by Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire. There's art, romance, and witchcraft in the air.

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