AFDC Film Festival: "Détruire, dit-elle" by Marguerite Duras

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Alliance Française of Washington, DC

2142 Wyoming Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20008

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Alliance Française of Washington, DC and a French film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma are partnering again, this time to bring you its first Film Festival "SEVEN WOMEN: Seven Decades of Alliance Française through Seven Films by Women".

Détruire, dit-elle, a movie directed by Marguerite Duras will be screened at the Alliance Française of Washington, DC on Tuesday, November 12 at 7 pm preceded by a "happy hour" reception starting at 6:30 pm.

Détruire, dit-elle (1969) | 100 min | France | in French without subtitles

Détruire, dit-elle is a 1969 French drama film directed by Marguerite Duras based on her book of the same title. Elizabeth Alione is sinking into a deep melancholy when she drags down the corridors, the park and the dining room of a hotel.

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Film Festival Schedule:

Monday, November 11, 3:00 pm at the National Gallery of Art, Lecture Hall of the West Building
La pointe courte (1954), by Agnès Varda | 86 min | France | in French with English subtitles

Tuesday, November 12, 7:00 pm, at Alliance Française of Washington, DC
Détruire, dit-elle (1969), by Marguerite Duras | 100 min | France | in French without subtitles

Wednesday, November 13, 7:00 pm, at the Avalon Theatre
De l’autre côté (2002), by Chantal Akerman |103 min | France, Belgium, Australia, Finland | in French, English, Spanish with English subtitles

Thursday, November 14, 7:15 pm, at American Film Institute
35 rhums (2008), by Claire Denis | 100 min | France, Germany | in French and German with English subtitles

Friday, November 15, 7:00 pm, at Alliance Française of Washington, DC
La nuit porte-jarretelles (1985), by Virginie Thevenet | 85 min | France | in French without subtitles

Saturday, November 16, 3:00 pm, at The Kennedy Center Cinema Room, The REACH Fad, Jal (1979), by Safi Faye | 112 min | France, Senegal | in Serer with English subtitles

Monday, November 18, 7:00 pm, at La Maison Française at the French Embassy Paul Sanchez est revenu! (2018), by Patricia Mazuy |110 min | France, Belgium | in French with English subtitles


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