Category Archives: Films

Duras Retrospective – cinematic and personal

To celebrate Marguerite Duras’ centennial, Lincoln Center is showing a retrospective of her films. It was also 45 years ago  last month that Lincoln Center presented the first of her films ever to be shown in America. The film was … Continue reading

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Attention: Fans de Duras !

La Voleuse, le film sur lequel je viens d’écrire va être retransmis une 4e fois en 2 mois ce vendredi, 18/7, à 3h30 du matin (c.à.d, jeudi après minuit). Une occasion de voir un film de Duras pas connu par … Continue reading

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Duras’s ‘stolen’ movie

Why did Marguerite Duras not get more credit for having written La Voleuse? TV5 Monde has broadcast the otherwise ordinary-looking 1966 black and white film 3 times recently without advertising or mentioning ahead that it’s a film by Duras. I … Continue reading

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Fête de Noël 2013

Des élèves – anciens et actuels, débutants et avancés – se sont réunis chez Susan pour sa Fête annuelle de Noël. Nous avons bavardé, grignoté et chanté des noëls – en français, évidemment !  Parfois Ed nous accompagnait au piano, … Continue reading

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A Good Film at the MFA French Film Festival

LA BELLE PERSONNE (THE BEAUTIFUL PERSON) Eight of us watched The Beautiful Person (La belle personne) tonight at the Museum of Fine Arts French Film Festival. After the end of the film, we had to be shooed out of the … Continue reading

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