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Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu
April 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
🎙️ Preceded by Noémie Merlant’s short film « Shakira » and followed by a Q&A with her.
🎞️ FILMS: ‘Shakira’ directed by Noémie Merlant (25min) + ‘Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu’ (« Portrait of a Lady on Fire ») directed by Céline Sciamma (119min)
🎬 DATE & TIME: Thursday 29 April @7:30PM, Q&A @10PM
📽️ CINEMA: HOME – available anywhere in France and Belgium!
🎟 TICKETS: €6 Link for France: 🇫🇷https://sallevirtuelle.25eheure.com/seance/8982
Link for Belgium: 🇧🇪 https://sallevirtuelle.25eheure.com/seance/8983
Lost In Frenchlation is proud to present a premiere of Noémie Merlant’s short film « Shakira » followed by « Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu » with English subtitles. This virtual screening will be followed by a Q&A with her!
Shakira: While trying to find a way to save her family from going back on the streets, Shakira, a young Gypsy girl, will join the “Gang of Claws” and meet Marius…
Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu: Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young lady who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day and secretly paints her at night. Intimacy and attraction grow between the two women as they share Héloïse’s first and last moments of freedom, all whilst Marianne paints the portrait that will end it all.
« A Masterpiece. A devastatingly unforgettable story of love and memory.» IndieWire – David Ehrlich
Watch the trailer here with English subtitles here: https://youtu.be/6sS4_CPqmY0
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Select « Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu », Lost in Frenchlation if you are in France, Cinéma Galeries if you are in Belgium, and the April 29th session.
As this is a local e-cinema platform and not a streaming platform, you will be asked to geolocate yourself, in order to respect the platform’s charter which limits the radius to France and Belgium only. Once you have purchased your e-ticket, you will receive a connection link by email and all you will have to do is connect on the day of the screening, a few minutes before the start of the film.
« Portrait of a Lady on Fire » won the Queer Palm prize and was awarded Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival. Don’t miss your chance to meet the actress & director of « Shakira » and to discuss both films with her!
🎬 The Lost in Frenchlation, Cinéma Galeries and 25e Heure Team