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Albertine Cinémathèque at Los Angeles Pierce College


Paris Memories by Alice Winocour

Los Angeles Pierce College
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91371

March 12 - April 18, 2024


Los Angeles Pierce College is hosting The Albertine Cinematheque Film Festival, March 12 thru April 18, 2024.

The festival kicks off Tuesday, March 12 with an Opening Reception and Welcome by Jason Cifra, Vice-President for Student Services, and Benoît Labat, Higher Education and Language Attaché of the Consulate General of France.

Designed to expand access to French cinema and support film programming at American colleges and universities, Albertine Cinémathèque’s annual film selection engages with the greatest issues of our time while nurturing an enduring love for this diverse and evolving art form. 

Full program as follows:

Tuesday, March 12 -2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Crime Is Mine / Mon crime by François Ozon
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Mark Cross, Department of Music

Thursday, March 14 – 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Chocolat by Claire Denis
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Christopher Strickland, Department of History

Tuesday, March 19 – 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Happening / L’événement by Audrey Diwan
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Sheryl Nomelli, Department of History
and Houry Tanashian, Student Health Center

Thursday, March 21 – 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Stolen Kisses / Baisés volés by François Truffaut
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Kenneth Windrum, Department of Media Arts

Monday, March 25 – 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Paris Memories / Revoir Paris by  Alice Winocour 
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Maria Perser, Department of Psychology
and Prof. Julio Tsuha, Department of Sociology

Tuesday, March 26
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Closing Reception and French Songs by Guys and Doll featuring Dominique Merrill
4:00 – 7:00 pm: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Donna Accardo, Department of English
and Prof. Denis Pra, Department of Modern Languages

Thursday, April 18 – MULTICULTURAL DAY
1:30 – 4:00 pm: Casa Susanna by Sébastien Lifshitz 
Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Dale Fields, Department of Physics

This festival is made possible with Albertine Cinémathèque grant (a program of Albertine Foundation and Villa Albertine) with the support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain.

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Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC)

Created in 1946, the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) is a public administrative organization, set up as a separate and financially independent entity which comes under the authority of the French ministry of culture and communication. Its principal missions are : support for the film, broadcast, video, video games, immersive productions and technical industries; promotion of film and television for distribution to all audiences and preservation and development of the film heritage. 


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Albertine Foundation

Previously known as FACE Foundation, Albertine Foundation is an American nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting French-American relations through innovative cultural and educational projects. In close partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and its arts institution Villa Albertine, Albertine Foundation promotes artistic, literary, and educational exchange and collaboration between creative professionals from both countries thanks to corporate, foundation, and individual support.

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Fonds Culturel Franco-Americain

Founded in 1996, the Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) is a unique partnership between the SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) in France and the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Motion Pictures Association (MPA) & the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) overseas. The FACF is funded by revenue from private copying in France for the purpose of promoting cultural exchange between France and the United States around a common passion for cinematographic and television creation.


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