The Humanities Division at Fullerton College is proud to present the Tournées French Film Festival. View the flyer (.pdf) for complete information, including screening dates.
Fullerton College, in conjunction with the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE), announced the official selections for its 3rd annual French Film Festival presented by The Tournées French Film Festival. The festival showcases five award-winning French films over the course of five evenings in February and March, at the Wilshire Auditorium on the Fullerton College campus. The selected films, representing a range of genres and diversity, will ensure that the festival shows the best in entertainment and artistic endeavors to the community.
For the third year, the FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) council will serve as the festival’s title sponsor. Other supporting sponsors include The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, The Centre National de la Cinématographie, The Florence Gould Foundation, Grand Marnier Foundation, and Highbrow Entertainment.
Tickets for the screenings are available beginning Spring Semester 2012 for the general public at the Fullerton College Campus Theatre Box Office, at a cost of $6.50 per film. Advanced tickets are available for purchase in person at the Campus Theatre Box Office or by phone, and at the Wilshire Auditorium Box Office on the night of a screening. Contact the Fullerton Campus Theatre Box Office for tickets and event information at (714) 992-7150 or in person at 321 E. Chapman Ave. Fullerton 92832. More box office information can be found at http://boxoffice.fullcoll.edu.
ABOUT THE TOURNÉES FESTIVAL
The Tournées Festival is a program of FACE, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses. The program distributes close to $200,000 in grants annually to encourage schools to begin their own self-sustaining French film festivals. Now in its 16th year, The Tournées Festival has partnered with more than 350 universities, making it possible for more than 450,000 students to discover French-language films
FACE is dedicated to nurturing French-American relations through innovative international projects in the arts, education, and cultural exchange. Housed in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, and overseen by a Board of Trustees, FACE serves an extensive network of patrons through its film-based programs and provides support to various initiatives through its partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
The Tournées Festival is made possible with the generous support of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the Centre National de la Cinématographie, the Grand Marnier Foundation, the Florence Gould Foundation and highbrow entertainment.
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