About the Screening
Directors: Xabi Molia
Actors: Mathieu Demy, Denis Podalydès
At the funeral of their archaeologist father, half-brothers Noé and Galaad fall to comparing their miseries and misfortunes. As they do, they become convinced that their woes are caused by a curse on their family, resulting from the father's theft of the Holy Grail. Their solution? Embark on a quest to find the Grail and return it to the location from which their father stole it.
Les Conquérants will be preceded by a short film programmed by Flickers, the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Un Seul Corps | Sotiris Dounoukos | 19 min. France, 2014.
Best friends and skilled abattoir workers David and Wani are saving to open their own butchery, but before they can realize their dream the arrival of a new worker will test the bonds of their shared life.
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Above: Denis Podalydès as Galaad in Les Conquérants © Pyramide Films
Francophonie Film Festival at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Monstre | Delphine Girard | 18 min. Belgium, 2014.
Swissnex Boston Feature Film
Le Grand Voyage | Liliana Dias | 98’ min. Switzerland, 2014.
Un Seul Corps| Sotiris Dounoukos | 19 min. France, 2014.
French Cultural Center / Consulate General of France Feature Film
Les Conquérants| Xabi Molia | 96 min. France, 2013.
Everything Will Be Alright | Guillaume Collin | 13 min. Canada, 2015.
Flickers Feature Film
The Lion’s Path | Stéphan Beaudoin | 78 min. Canada, 2015.
Dogs Don’t Breed Cats | Cristina Martins | 15 min. Canada, 2015.
Délégation du Québec Feature Film
Louis Cyr | Daniel Roby | 130 min. Canada, 2013.
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