French Film Festival offers free screenings, discussions


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Free, public screenings and discussions of five award-winning films highlight the February and March visit of the Tournées French Film Festival to the University of Louisville.

    The festival explores French and French-speaking cultures from a variety of perspectives, This year’s lineup begins with a Cannes Film Festival winner and includes two films directed by women.

    The films will be shown in Floyd Theater of the Swain Student Activities Center, 2100 S. Floyd St. All are in French, with English subtitles. The 5 p.m. screenings will include post-film discussions with local experts on French-speaking cultures and film studies.

    The schedule includes:

    Judy Hughes
    Judy Hughes is a senior communications and marketing coordinator for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing and associate editor of UofL Magazine. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.