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FGCU Hosts a French Film Festival on Campus

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Department of Language and Literature, in collaboration with FGCU French Club, The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, ACID (Agency for Independent Cinema and its Distribution), and Institut Francais, will host its third French Film Festival featuring a variety of Francophone documentaries and independent movies throughout the month of February. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets required, but seating is limited.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. in Whitaker Hall 101 (WH 101) "Children of the Princess of Cleves" by Regis Sauder. Documentary - France, 2010 - 69 minutes.

Thursday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. in WH 101 -"Faire Kiffer les anges" by Jean Pierre Thorn. Documentary, France, 1996 - 88 minutes.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m. - Ben Hill Griffin 172 (BHG 172) - "Slums Road" by Carine May and Hakim Zouhani. Narrative - France, 2011 - 68 minutes.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. - WH 101 -"Donoma" by Djinn Carrenard - Narrative - France, 2010 - 133 minutes.

All movies will be shown in the original version with English subtitles.

For more information, contact Delphine Gras, assistant professor in the Department of Language and Literature at (239) 590-1511 or

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