French and Francophone Film Festival

Admission is free for all shows however tickets are required and may be obtained by visiting the Majestic Theater box office or by calling (717) 337-8200.

2019 Schedule

Date Film
Sunday, October 6th at 7:30 p.m.  Félicité by Alain Gomis (2017) (France-Senegal) 
The story of a mother and bar entertainer struggling to get funds after her child is hospitalized.
French with English subtitles
Sunday, October 20th at 7:30 p.m. Le retour du héros (Return of the Hero) by Laurent Tirard (2018)
In 1809 a soldier is called up to the front, leaving his fiancee heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up, but her plans go awry when he reappears.
Sunday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. Fatima (Fatima) by Philippe Faucon (2015) (France-Quebec)
Single mother Fatima works odd hours to support her two daughters. While on medical leave after a fall, she keeps a diary in Arabic, writing everything she could never express in French.
Sunday, November 3rd at 5:00 p.m. Le grand méchant renard et autres contes (The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales) by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (2017) (France-Belgium)
In a theater, a group of farm animals play three different stories led by the Fox, host of the show.

Festival Sponsors

The Gettysburg College French and Francophone Film Festival is co-sponsored by the French Department, Africana Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Theater Arts Department, Cinema and Media Studies, History Department, Office of Multicultural Engagement, Dining Services, and the Alliance Française in Frederick.