The Alliance Française of Charleston is gearing up for the sixth annual Francophone Film Festival, scheduled for Nov. 9-11 at the Institute of Psychiatry Auditorium at MUSC. The fest features five recent French films with English subtitles. Admission is $5 or $3 for AF members and students under 25.
Things kick off on Fri. Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. with L’Amour dure trois ans (Love Lasts Three Years) (2011), a romantic comedy about a literary critic who whose wife leaves him. Saturday sees a double feature starting at 5 p.m. with Angèle et Tony (2010), about a young woman struggling for redemption after spending two years in jail. Then at 7:30 p.m., L’Homme qui voulait vivre sa vie (The Big Picture) (2010), starring Catherine Deneuve, is a thriller about a man who assumes a dead man’s identity when he finds out his wife had an affair. On Sunday at 3 p.m., bring the kids to see Une Vie de Chat (A Cat in Paris) (2010), a family-friendly caper set in Paris. The festival closes on Sunday at 5 p.m. with Starbuck (2011), a comedy from Québec about a sperm donor whose biological children — all 142 of them — file a class action suit to find him.
Find out more at afusa.org/af/charleston or call (843) 556-8458.