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Institut français in London

http://www.institut-francais.org.uk

Upcoming Events

July 2017

Al Atlal

July 4 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Seen last year in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s Phaedra(s) at the Barbican, actress and singer Norah Krief felt a burst of nostalgia remembering her mother listening to the Egyptian Diva Umm Kulthum on their record-player. Accompanied by a trio of musicians, Frederic Fresson, Lucien Zerrad and Yousef Zayed, she reinterprets Ibrahim Nagi’s famous poem Al Atlal (The Ruins), a personal and autobiographical work about the remains of lost love and homeland.

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The Odyssey + Q&A with Lambert Wilson

July 5 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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1946. Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his family live a dream life in their house overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. But Jacques yearns for adventures beneath the sea. With his invention, the aqualung, his vessel, the Calypso, and a crew of free-spirited adventurers, he is ready to cross the world’s oceans. But is this odyssey worth the sacrifices? With stunning images, a haunting soundtrack and a superb cast including a magnetic Lambert Wilson as the famous ocean explorer, The Odyssey is worth the…

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