Michel Ocelot and Louis de Funès celebrated in Boston
The French Cultural Center of Boston will show five animated short films directed by Michel Ocelot on April 30th, and four features from the film series Le Gendarme with Louis de Funès on May 5th and May 6th.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 From 3:30 PM To 4:45 PM
Children will enjoy five animated short films, using shadow puppets and paper cut-outs to tell stories about princesses, jewels and inventors created by Michel Ocelot, the award-winning French director of Kirikou and the Sorceress. The screening will be followed by a 20-minute arts and crafts activity based on the films. For ages 7 and older.
Language: French with English subtitles.
Prices: Adult Members: $9 | Adult Non-members: $12 - Child Members: $7 | Child Non-members: $10
Thursday, May 5, 2016 From 6:00 PM To 10:00 PM and Friday, May 6, 2016 From 6:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Discover or re-discover four French classics from the landmark slapstick comedy series Le Gendarme, directed by Jean Girault with iconic French actors Louis de Funès and Michel Galabru. Watch just one film, stay for an evening's entertainment or buy the Thursday/Friday marathon package and save! Between each film, mingle and discuss with our in-house film expert while enjoying some complimentary popcorn and refreshments.
Language: All films are in French without English subtitles.
Prices: Individual Screening: Members: $10 | Non-members: $14
Evening Pass: Members: $16 | Non-members: $20 (includes both 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM screenings)
Marathon Package: Members: $24 | Non-members: $32 (includes four screenings on Thursday/Friday)
Buy tickets for Thursday’s screenings: frenchculturalcenter.org/events/cine-retro-le-gendarme-thurs/
Buy tickets for Friday’s screenings: frenchculturalcenter.org/events/cine-retro-le-gendarme-fri/
And here is a little taste from Le Gendarme à New York !