Florida Tech Presents 5th Annual Tournees French Film Festival Starting March 28

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Humanities and Communication will present the Tournees French Film Festival for the fifth year in the Gleason Performing Arts Center on campus, starting March 28. The event, a showcase of critically acclaimed French cinema, is made possible through a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange and by the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture. The festival will offer five films.

All movies are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. The first movie, El Dorado, will be shown on Sunday, March 28. Set for Wednesday, March 31, is Azur et (and) Asmari. The next show, on Wednesday, April 7, is Les Amours D’Astrée et de Céladon (The Romance of Astrée and Céladon). Screenings will continue on Sunday, April 11, with Un Conte de Noel (A Christmas Tale). The final film, Roman de Gare (Crossed Tracks), will be on Wednesday, April 14.

Admission is free. Films will be shown in French with English subtitles. Following the films will be discussions led by Florida Tech humanities faculty Lisa Perdigao, Matthew Ruane, Chris Frongillo, Annie Caza and Andrew Aberdein.

The Gleason Performing Arts Center is located at the corner of Babcock Street and University Boulevard. For information, call (321) 674-8073 or e-mail kkaiser@fit.edu.

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