Many of our members and guests remember our popular ciné-club in the Center’s ballroom, complete with film, discussion, and popcorn! In 2020 we adapted our sessions to an online ciné-club and still enjoy lively conversations about various French films and series en français. If you want to be part of the conversation, check out our list of French film vocabulary with frequently used words and phrases for the next réunion!

Avez-vous aimé le film?

Did you like the movie?

Pourquoi avez-vous aimé ce film?

Why did you like the movie?

Pourquoi vous n’avez pas aimé ce film?

Why didn't you like the movie?

Quel est votre moment préféré?

What is your favorite part of the movie?

Où est-ce que le film se passe?

Where does the movie take place?

Personnage principal

Main character

Jouer dans un film

to act in a movie

L’histoire du film

The plot

Réalisateur

Director

Tournage

Filming or shooting

L’équipe de tournage

Film crew

La distribution

Cast list

Interpréter

To perform

Bande originale

Soundtrack

Processus d’écriture

Writing process

Scénario

Screenplay

Sous-titré

Subtitled

Montage

Editing

Trucages

Special effects

Bande annonce

Trailer

Plan

Shot

Words that are similar in French and English:
Dram/Drama
Comédie/Comedy
Décors/Decor
Costumes/Costumes
Caméra/Camera
Acteur et actrice/Actor and actress
Produire/To produce

Now you have everything you need to be part of our next ciné-club based on the series Lupin or to discuss your latest movie/series in French with your fellow Francophones! What’s your current favorite French movie or series? If you’re in need of some inspiration, we’ve got you covered! Our team has curated recommendations that include our favorite stars and musical movies on Hoopla, films for all ages on Kanopy, children’s TV and humoristes on Netflix, as well as short-form series and children’s material on YouTube!



Clémence Bary-Boloré

Cultural Programs Manager / Head Receptionist / Office Manager

Clémence has a Master’s degree in Cultural Projects Management. She worked in Paris for several years for theater companies. She likes discovering new cultures, people and places, which is why she crossed the ocean to start a new experience in Boston. She is glad to be part of the French Cultural Center to promote French culture and language. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking and all forms of art! [line_break /][line_break /] [email_link email="culture@frenchculturalcenter.org"]Contact[/email_link]

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