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Festival of Films in French – 10 days – 17 films

February 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The annual Festival of Films in French runs from February 17th through the 26th. Click above to see the calendar entry for each individual showing or visit https://uwm.edu/french-film-festival/schedule/ to browse the full schedule.

All films are free and in French with subtitles. All films will be shown in the UWM Union Theater and are supported by our generous sponsors:
Dr. Richard Stone
Kitty Morse
The Quebec Government Office in Chicago
The Alliance Française of Milwaukee
SWAAF (Southeast Wisconsin Academic Alliance in French)
The Milwaukee French Immersion School

Feb. 18 @ 7:00 pm and Feb. 26 at 4:30 pm
Simone, le voyage du siècle (Simone: Woman of the Century)
Olivier Dahan, DCP, 140 min
France, 2021 (French)

Midwest premiere

This epic and intimate portrait of Simone Veil follows her exceptional life from Holocaust survivor to French magistrate and President of the European Parliament, paying tribute to her resilience, strength and courage, as she sought justice for all and championed gender parity, and women’s access to contraception and legal abortion.

Co-sponsored by the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies

In memory of Nicole Darmon Chandler



February 18, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


UWM Union Cinema
2200 East Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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