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The Second Annual PS 58 Francophone Film Festival


Bonjour le monde by Anne-Lise Koehler & Éric Serre

PS 58 Brooklyn – The Carroll School
330 Smith Street
Brooklyn, USA 11231

Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11:00am - 6:00pm


In honor of “La Francophonie,” PS 58 – The Carroll School proudly announces its second annual Francophonie Film Festival!

On Saturday, March 23, in celebration of “La Francophonie” (the French-speaking world), the French-English Dual-Language Program Liaison Committee of PS 58 – The Carroll School proudly presents its second annual event featuring a day of complimentary screenings of French films, highlighting diverse and culturally enriching cinema from around the French-speaking world.

The first edition of the PS 58 Francophone Film Festival in March 2023.

This year, PS 58 – The Carroll Garden School presents seven short and feature length films thanks to Villa Albertine, Institut Français, and the Quebec Government Office in New York. 


Breakfast Session l 8:30am – 11:00am

Bonjour le monde ! by Anne-Lise Koelher and Eric Serre, France, 1h01, 2019 (recommended for ages 4+).

Crafts: Recreate the festival’s mascot with papier-mâché.

Akissi, un drôle de petit frère by Alexandre Coste, Ivory Coast-France, 26 min, 2022 (recommended for ages 4+). Based on the original graphic novel by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin.

Lunch Session l 11:30am – 2:30pm

Louise et la légende du serpent à plumes by Hefang Wei, France-Mexico, 27 min, 2021 (recommended for ages 5+).

Fun Quiz: Test your knowledge about music in French-speaking countries and hear all about local pronunciation and vocabulary.

Le Pharaon, le Sauvage et la Princesse by Michel Ocelot, Belgium-France-Egypt, 1h23, 2022 (recommended for ages 6+).

Snack Session l 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

À quoi tu rêves, Léon by Roger Gariépy, Canada, 8 min, 2022 (recommended for ages 6+).

Vanille by Guillaume Lorin, France-Guadeloupe, 31 min, 2020 (recommended for ages 6+).

You are up! Award Acceptance Speech: Now is the time to practice your award acceptance speech in front of a real audience.

Coco Ferme by Sébastien Gagné, Québec, 1h27, 2023 (recommended for ages 8+).

In partnership with

Institut français

The Institut français is responsible for France’s international cultural program. Supervised by both the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and by the Ministry of Culture, it promotes French culture abroad through cultural exchange initiatives. Operating in a space where the arts, intellectual exchange, cultural and social innovation, and linguistic partnerships interact and intersect, it is also responsible for promoting the French language and the sharing of works, artists, and ideas all over the world. The Institut français is one of Villa Albertine’s main French partners.

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Québec Government Office in New York

The Québec Government Office in New York is Québec’s primary representation in the United States. The Office promotes the interests of Québec in the following sectors: business, investment, government institutions, education, culture and public affairs. Inaugurated in 1940, the Office serves the Mid Atlantic region, which includes eight states.
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