UCA French Professor Katelyn Knox recently won a grant to host a French film festival, Tournées, this fall.
The event will consist of six screening, which will be free and open to the general public, of award-winning films that are either in English or have English subtitles.
The five films, rated PG-13 and up, will be screened on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. between October 30 and November 13.
Each of these films will be followed by reflections by a panel of three UCA professors from a variety of departments as well as an interactive audience question and answer session.
The other screening will be family-friendly event held on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
From 5:00 to 5:30 p.m., a French culture fair with games and activities for kids and their families will be held, and a movie will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
All of the screenings will take place in Brewer Hegeman Conference Center.
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The Tournées Festival will be made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée, and the Franco-American Cultural Fund.