March 16, 9:30 AM

Free

March 16, 12:00 PM

Free

March 23, 9:30 AM

Free

March 23, 12:00 PM

Free

Praise

The film was nominated 6 times and won 2 awards, including Best Film at the 2017 Quebec City International Film Festival and the Nigel Moore Award at the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival.

A visually striking, atypical portrait of French youth.
– Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
Swagger...lives up to its name.
– Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight



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Above: ©Faro

Festinema Junior 2018

The Alliance Française network of French-speaking cultural centers presents the 4th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents. This unique opportunity offers students of all ages and socioeconomic status to expand their international horizons through cinema and culture. The Festinema Junior program has four goals across the United States:

  1. Introduce young audiences to world cinema and international cultures.
  2. Integrate film as a teaching tool in the classroom.
  3. Offer children of all backgrounds, status and origins an opportunity to see a foreign language film in a theater.
  4. Teach young people to think critically in their film analysis.
All the screenings scheduled are entirely FREE for the participating schools and the Alliance Francaise network provides them with educational portfolios for each film, which include pre-screening and post-screening activities.

This year, the Alliance Française de Denver is leading the organizational efforts of Festinema Junior. Across the country, 15 chapters and a projected 8,000 students will participate in the festival.

The Institut Français, the Fondation Alliance Française, the French Cultural Services of the Embassy of France, the Délégation Générale of the Alliance Française in the US, TV5 Monde, Kids Trail are the main sponsors of this Festival.

Upcoming Events

Open House

Holiday Open House for Kids and Teens

FAMILY FUN WITH A FRENCH TWIST

Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Children and teens are welcome to join us for exciting activities and ateliers in this holiday-themed open house.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

Join us in reading Petit Pays by Gaël Faye for the library's book club en français!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019 6:30 PM To 10:00 PM

Join us for this festive cooking workshop and three-course dining experience!

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