French language films
at Mother Tongues Festival
LANGUAGE French with English subtitles
AGE all ages
WHEN 23rd February 2020, from 2 pm
WHERE Rua Red, Performance Space
FREE EVENTS, no booking required. Places are assigned on a first come first served basis
Mother Tongues Festival, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland and Institut Français is delighted to present three French language films from France, Belgium and Togo.Tickets are free and and places are assigned on a first come first served basis.
Couleur de peau: miel h 14.00
ENG title: Approved for adoption
É Maïmouna Doucour – France – 2011 – 75 min. In French with English subtitles
Since the end of the Korean War, there are approximately 200,000 Korean children around the world. One of these children is Jung, who was born in Seoul in 1965 and later adopted by a Belgian family in 1971.
Adapted from the graphic novel, the film “Skin Colour: Honey” looks back at some key moments in Jung’s life; from the orphanage, the arrival into Belgium to family life and their difficult adolescence.
Les Avalés du Grand Bleu h 15.30
The gulped of the Grand Bleau
Maxime Kossivi Tchincoun – Togo – 2014 – 26 min. In French with English subtitles
While waiting for news from a close relative who has left in a dugout for Europe, teacher Mrs Kofi meets her pupil, Enam, who is crying for his father.
Maman(s) h 16.00
Laurent Boileau – Belgium – 2015 – 20 min. In French, NO English subtitles available
Eight-year-old Aida lives in a Parisian suburban apartment. The day their father returns from his trip to their country of origin, Senegal, is the day Aida and the entire families’ lives change forever.
This is because Aida’s father does not come back alone, he is accompanied by a young Senegalese woman, Rama, who he presents as his new wife. Aida, sensitive to their mother’s distress, decides to get rid of this newcomer
HOW TO GET THERE:
Rua Red, the Civic and Tallaght Library are located in Belgard Square, Dublin 24, only seconds from the Tallaght Luas Stop.
BY BUS: 49, 54A, 65, 27, 75, 76, 76A, 77A
BY LUAS: Red Line to Tallaght