The Francophone Movie Club
Juste la fin du monde. Friday, March 3, 2017 2 7 pm, Buchanan A 101. Free admission.
A Xavier Dolan movie starring Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux and Gaspard Ulliel.
After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewrites the course of the afternoon, fits and feuds unfold, fuelled by loneliness and doubt, while all attempts of empathy are sabotaged by people’s incapacity to listen, and love.
Grand Prix du Festival de Cannes
Cross-Cultural Dialogue and the Promotion of the French Language and Francophone Cultures
The Centre de la Francophonie de UBC is a joint venture of the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Arts, the Department of Language and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education, and UBC Continuing Studies. The Centre encourages cross-cultural dialogue, the promotion of the French language on campus and in the community and of Francophone cultures in Canada and around the world.