Parlons Cinéma: Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

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This 2011 Québecois film, directed by Philippe Falardeau, tells the story of an Algerian immigrant in Montréal who takes a job teaching a class of elementary-school students whose previous teacher had committed suicide. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Screen the film at home on Amazon or other popular streaming services, and then join Joelle Pluchon (direct from France) at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 7 for a bilingual discussion on Zoom.

For film details and trailer, visit the event page.