French Lecture Series

7:30 PM  - 9:30 PM
Monday Oct 29, 2012
Hewitt Hall, Room 113, Music Building

The French and Francophone Studies Department invites you to a French Lecture Series about Georges Méliès, Father of Modern Cinema.

Georges Méliès, whose work was put in the spotlight thanks to Martin Scorseses Hugo revolutionized the movie industry with his creativity and ingenuity. On the 150th anniversary of his death, come learn more about the life and work of the father of modern cinema. 

Enjoy the silent films of Georges Méliès with live piano accompaniment, and narration.  The pianist is none other than the great-great-grandson of Méliès, Lawrence Lehérissey-Méliès, and the narrator the great granddaughter, Marie-Hélène Lehérissey-Méliès.

This Lecture will be in French, with English translations.

 

Contact: Theresa Klauer, ext 6437

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty and Public

Admission: Free for Macalester Students, Faculty and Staff (must provide a Mac ID). Admission for members of Alliance Française is $6.00 and $10.00 for Non-Members.

Sponsored By: French and Francophone Studies

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