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LMU Welcomes Albertine Cinémathèque Festival


Chocolat by Claire Denis

Loyola Marymount University
Westchester Campus

March 5 - April 9, 2024


The LMU 2024 Albertine Cinémathèque Festival takes place at Loyola Marymount University from March 5 to April 9.


Hosted by LMU’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, the featured films are documentaries, biopics, or fictions which feature and tell stories on internationalization and intersectional identities in French / Francophone films via diverse experiences and topics. This year’s selection includes Davy Chou’s Return to Seoul, Humanis Corporis Fabrica by Verena Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Winter Boy by Christophe Honoré, Saint Omer by Alice Diop, Chocolat by Claire Denis and Colette and Justin by Alain Kassanda.

Each film is presented and commented by LMU faculty who bring to the forefront interdisciplinary, intercultural and intersectional expertise; it is followed by discussions and Q/A with the audience.

Full schedule here.

In partnership with

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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