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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Love and Death

 Amour opens as firemen force the door of a once-elegant Paris apartment, covering
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

A Passion for Film

By David Luhrssen
Robert Bresson was among the most distinctive 20th century French directors, a filmmaker following his own course apart from any wave, old or new. In Robert Bresson: A Passion for Film (published by Oxford University Press), Tony Pipolo describes the director of The Trial of Joan of Arc and A Man Escaped as �a truly unique modernist� whose ambition was �to chasten the art of cinema,� purging i...
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre’s 2008 Festival of Films in French and its ongoing Experimental Tuesdays series converge tonight for a 7 p.m. screening of Corpora Luminum: The Body in New French Experimental Cinema, a collection of bold shorts by contemporary French auteurs exploring the human body and physiological processes . . .
Monday, Feb. 11, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre’s ongoing 2008 Festival of Films in French isn’t all glamorous shots of gorgeous people strolling through scenic Paris. Many of the selections take a look at the country’s bleaker side. For instance, Wesh, Wesh, What’s Going On?, a 2005 drama that screens at 7 p.m., follows an immigrant family living . . .
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 5:00 PM

In 1967, French icon Catherine Deneuve starred in a sensational drama called Belle de Jour, about a housewife who, although disinterested in sex with her husband, takes on a day job as a prostitute. Thirty-eight years later, actor Michel Piccoli reprised his role from that film for a sinister 2006 sequel/homage from director Manoel de Oliveira called Belle Toujours. Tonight, as part of its Festival of Films in French, the UWM Union
Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks off its 2008 Festival of Films in French with two Milwaukee premieres. Maurice Richard, at 7 p.m., tells the story of the infamous French Canadian hockey player who sparked racial riots in the 1950s while standing up against racism in his league. In the drama Private . . .

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