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Le Temps des Forêts

September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


☞ FILM: ‘Le Temps des Forêts’ (documentary) directed by François-Xavier Drouet (1h43 mins)
☞ DATE & TIME: Friday 28 September – 🍷Drinks and snacks available from 7pm at the cinema bar; 🍿Screening at 8pm.
☞ CINEMA: Luminor Hôtel de Ville, 20 rue de Temple, 75004
☞ TICKETS: €9.50 full price; €7.50 for students and all other concessions. Tickets available ONLINE and at the door. Both cards and cash accepted at the cinema.


‘Le Temps des Forêts’ documentary explores one of France and the world’s most important environmental problems, winning the Grand Prix at the Locarno festival this year for doing it so well! The director takes us on a trip to central France, Burgundy and the Vosges Mountains, telling an eye-opening story of tree deserts, monoculture, pesticides, profitability, and social injustice. This screening will be preceded by an introduction from the association Coeur de Forêt ❤️🌳


From Limousin to Landes, from Morvan to Vosges, French forests are changing. These symbols of authentic and preserved nature are undergoing an unprecedented industrialization phase. Heavy mechanization, monoculture, fertilizers and pesticides: the handling of forests is rapidly following that of intensive farming. Le Temps des forêts is a journey to the heart of industrial forestry and its alternatives. Living forest or green desert: today’s choices will create tomorrow’s landscape.

These pictures are not from faraway Canada or China, they are from our neighbouring country, France. This film is a discovery because it tells a story about the forest we have not yet heard and seen. – Brigitte Häring, Locarno Film Festival

Watch the trailer here:


The screening will take place at the Luminor Hôtel de Ville cinema, centrally located in Paris’ lively Marais district near Hôtel de Ville. We will be offering a selection of Parisian beer, cider, cola, home-made cocktail and snacks during our cocktail hour from 7pm. The screening will begin at 8pm preceded by an introduction from the association Cœur de Forêt. Tickets available both online and at the cinema.

Don’t miss the documentary ‘Le Temps des Forêts’ to discover the French forest while learning how to save it on Friday, September 28th in true Parisian style – at the cinema!

🎬The Lost in Frenchlation Team


September 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm




Luminor Hôtel de Ville
20, rue du temple
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