Upcoming French Language Films

The UWM Union Cinema has three French language films coming up, in collaboration with the Festival of Films in French: Ghost Tropic; Directed by Bas Devos, 2019, 85 minutes Khadija (Saadia Bentaïeb) is a fifty-eight-year-old Maghrebi cleaning woman living in … Continue Reading »

Milwaukee Film Festival

French at UWM is a community partner on three films in this year’s MFF: Call Me Human (Canada / 2020 / 78 min / French, Innu-aimun with English subtitles); Downstream to Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Belgium / 2020 … Continue Reading »

Routes & Histoires d’Esclavisé.e.s de l’océan Indien aux Amériques

Please encourage students and colleagues to link in to a conversation in French about the history and routes of Malagasy enslavement crisscrossing the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, east and west, south and north along the coasts of Africa and the Americas with Webster from Quebec and Senegal and Marie-Clémence Andriamonta from Madagascar and France.
2pm-3:30pm (CST) Saturday Feb 27. 

 

To register and receive zoom link please email:  erinl@afmilwaukee.org

 

~~ Closing Black History month EVENT Opening le mois de la Francophonie ~~

Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947

Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947 Saturday 22 February 2020 Screening The little known story of a post WWII insurrection by the indigenous population of Madagascar becomes a multi-faceted walk through history in this film that is both ethnographic documentary and chronicle of … Continue Reading »

The Return of La Argentina

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
UWM Mitchell Hall, Studio 254

With The Return of La Argentina, Trajal Harrell’s work ventures into a new realm of performance. Drawing upon memory and invention, this performance invites the audience into a fictional archiving of butoh co-founder Kazuo Ohno’s signature work, Admiring La Argentina, as directed by other founder of butoh,Tatsumi Hijikata. … Continue Reading »