Festinema Junior 2018: a nationwide French film festival and educational program designed for children and adolescents.
The Alliance Française network of French-speaking cultural centers in the US presents the 5th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents, part of Kids Trail, a program initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S and FACE Foundation.
This unique opportunity offers students of all ages and socioeconomic status to expand their international horizons through cinema and culture.The festinema Junior program has four goals across the United States:
1. Introduce young audiences to world cinema and international cultures.
2. Integrate film as a teaching tool in the classroom.
3. Offer children of all backgrounds, status and origins an opportunity to see a foreign language film in a theater.
4. Teach young people to think critically in their film analysis.
All the screenings scheduled are entirely FREE for the participating schools and the Alliance Francaise network provides them with FREE educational portfolios for each film, which include pre-screening and post-screening activities.
This year, the Alliance Française de Denver is leading the organizational efforts of Festinema Junior. Across the country, 15 chapters and a projected 8,000 students will participate in the festival.
On March 29th, 2018 at the Angelika Dallas Film Center & café at Dallas and on April 5th, 2018 at Dallas International School with an anticipated attendance of 500 students!
Organized by the Alliance Française de Dallas in partnership with the Denver Film Society, the US network of Alliance Française, the French cultural Services of the Embassy in USA, Face Foundation and TV5 Monde.
Check out the Festinema Junior website HERE.
For more information about Festinema Junior 2018, please contact Béatrice , AFD’s Executive Director : email@example.com
MOVIES SELECTED FOR FESTINEMA JUNIOR 2018:
A BIG “THANK YOU” to AVANGARD, our sponsor who makes this event possible at Angelika Film Center & café at Dallas.
A BIG “THANK YOU” TO ALL OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS WITHOUT WHOM THIS FESTIVAL COULDN’T EXIST!