USA Hosts Prestigious Tournées French Film Festival


Posted on March 12, 2015 by Alice Jackson
Alice Jackson


Augustine, a drama starring Vincent Lindon and French singer and actress Soko, is one of the six films that will be featured at the Tournées French Film Festival at the University of South Alabama. Image courtesy of  Music Box Films.   data-lightbox='featured'
Augustine, a drama starring Vincent Lindon and French singer and actress Soko, is one of the six films that will be featured at the Tournées French Film Festival at the University of South Alabama. Image courtesy of Music Box Films.

The University of South Alabama department of foreign languages and literatures will host the Tournées French Film Festival beginning at 7 p.m. this evening and continuing through March 21.

The award-winning contemporary films will be shown at 7 p.m. on March 12-14 and March 19-21 in the ballroom of the Student Center and the auditorium of the USA Marx Library. The free event is open to the public. 

Following each film, members of the USA faculty and students majoring in French will discuss the films.

The festival is sponsored by a grant from Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Face Foundation, which supports French-American cultural exchanges in education and the arts. Along with USA, other universities participating include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, Troy State University, University of West Georgia and Rhodes College.


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