Opening Night Celebration
6:15 p.m. Sunday, March 23 in McAuley Hall (adjacent to the O'Hare Academic Center)
The reception will feature live music and a free wine tasting courtesy of Spring Street Spirits. The feature film, "Populaire," will begin at 7 p.m. Enter the raffle for a chance to win a basket of French products offered by festival sponsor French Source. The drawing will be held Sunday, March 30 (must be present to win).
Tuesday, March 25 after the film in the O'Hare Academic Center
Join members of Salve Regina's student-run Film Club as they lead a discussion of Francois Ozon's remarkable film "In the House."
4 p.m. Sunday, March 30 in the O'Hare Academic Center
A reception will follow the screening of "Renoir." Enjoy refreshments and live music at this event co-sponsored by Alliance Francaise of Newport and Sodexo. Guitarist and vocalist Jacques and Marie-Claude Moriarty will perform familiar French songs such as those sung by Edith Piaf, Georges Brassens and Jacques Brel.
Closing Night Coffee
7 p.m. Thursday, April 3 in the O'Hare Academic Center
Come by early for complimentary coffee and pastries provided by the French Confection before the 7 p.m. screening of "Rust and Bone." Enter the raffle for a wine basket courtesy of Spring Street Spirits.
Selections from Contemporary French Musicians
"La chanson Francaise," or French song, is a tradition that dates back to the troubadours of the Middle Ages. Recordings from selected contemporary musicians associated with "la nouvelle chanson Francaise" will be featured prior to each screening.