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The Documentary of the Month returns for a second edition in 2020! Discover a French documentary once a month, chosen for its various and... Cinema | Documentary of the Month

The Documentary of the Month returns for a second edition in 2020!
Discover a French documentary once a month, chosen for its various and diverse themes. A rendez-vous to expand your horizon!

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The Competition


Wednesday 29th January at 7pm
by Claire Simon (2016) – 119 minutes / French OV with English subs
Fees: $2 ($1 for Media Library members) / Free for IFC students

Claire Simon delves into the daily life of the Parisian cinema school, la Fémis, where a specific Republican ideal of excellence is practiced and entry into which can be summed up as follows: “everyone’s equal, but only the best get in…” Through the admission process, the hard work all year and the graduation exams, The Competition will establish a portrait of our relationship to excellence in the Art world and of one of the most prestigious art school in France. A place of culture where generations intermingle.

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What Madness!


Wednesday 11th March at 7pm
by Diego Governatori (2018) – 87 minutes / Multiple Languages
Fees: $2 ($1 for Media Library members) / Free for IFC students

Aurélien is charming, but he’s tormented. Aurélien is voluble, but he’s solitary. Aurélien feels maladjusted, but he’s understood everything. Aurélien is autistic. Filmed, he lets words flow freely, liberating a song of prodigious intensity, a mirror held out to us.