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Hope College French Film Festival

Join us January 22 – 24 for a series of contemporary French films being shown as part of the Hope College French Film Festival! All films are FREE and $4 for the general public, and include a post-screening discussion with members of the Hope faculty. Note that all films are in French, but will include English subtitles. Please view a minimum of one film; a second film will give you 5 extra credits or bonus points.

Thursday, January 22
Knickerbocker Theatre

The French Minister – 7:30pm

Friday, January 23
Fried Hemenway Auditorium

Declaration of War – 7:30pm

Saturday, January 24
Knickerbocker Theatre

The Rabbi's Cat – 3:00pm

*The Film Festival Committee gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors that made this festival possible: Hope College Cultural Affairs Committee, the Office of Multicultural Life and International Education, the Office of Events and Conferences, the Phelps Scholars Program, as well as the departments of Modern and Classical Languages, Political Science, International Studies, and History.

Speakers Series

Thursday, January 27
Study Abroad: Round table of returning students from French-speaking countries
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Wednesday, February 18
Speaker Event: Dr. Anne Heath, Professor of Art History, Hope College
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Thursday, March 5
Student Paper Research Colloquium

MMC Auditorium
4:30 - 5:30 pm

Monday, March 23
Life After Hope: Lacie Rawlings '11
MMC Auditorium 135
4:00 - 5 pm

Friday, April 10
14th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance
DeVos Fieldhouse
2:30 - 5:30 pm

Monday, February 16
Extra Activity: Language Showcase Day
MMC Rotunda
*Additional 2 Extra Points

Rencontres Françaises


Beginning January 13, join us every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00pm at Lemonjello's Coffee (61 E. 9th Street) for the Pause-Café.  Immerse yourself in the French "café culture"...buy a cup of coffee, join us at a table, and amusez-vous bien!  All levels of French are welcome.  There is no particular agenda or topic of discussion, just casual conversation in French.

*Note that while the Pause-Café does not count for co-curricular credit, any students currently enrolled in a French course can still receive 1 bonus point toward their course grade for each time they attend (up to 5 extra or bonus points)

FRENCH CINÉ-CLUB (voir les annonces sur le site français : http://www.hope.edu/academic/language/french/events.html)

Films from the French ciné-club (In French without English subtitles)  will also earn co-curricular credits.  For students from the F201 level and up.