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French Language Film Festival is Coming to Boise State

By: Anna Webb   Published 3:50 pm / January 10, 2018

Thanks to a cultural grant from the French government, the Department of World Languages and the Idaho Film Collection will host the Tournees Film Festival on campus in January and February.

Free screenings of six French films will take place at 6 p.m. in Room 105 in Riverfront Hall. Faculty members across a range of disciplines will present each film. Films are subtitled in English.

The screenings are “Avril et le Monde Truque” on Jan. 18 presented by Greg Hampikian, professor of biological sciences and director of the Idaho Innocence Project; “La Coeur de Babel” on Jan. 19 with Gail Shuck, associate professor of English and coordinator of English Language Support Programs; “A Peine J’ouvre les Yeux” on Jan. 25 with Jim Jirak, associate professor of music education; “Hippocrate” on Jan. 26 presented by Uwe Reischl, professor in community and environmental health; “La Noire de …” on Feb. 1 presented by Mariah Devereux Herbeck, professor of French and “Qu’Allah Benisse la France” on Feb. 2 with Jason Herbeck, professor of French.