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.
Celebrating le Mois de la francophonie
Opening Reception : Thursday, January 5 at 6:30 PM. A gallery talk will be held at 7:00 PM during the opening with the co-founders of the Charlie Archive at Harvard Library: Lidia Uziel, Virginie Greene, and Nicole Mills. An advance RSVP is required for this gallery opening.Read More
by Guillaume Nicloux
The story of how the famous author Michel Houellebecq is kidnapped and held for ransom by three men during a promotional tour in 2011.Read More