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Oct 21, 2021
Interview with Kamir Aïnouz – Honey Cigar
Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family. When she meets Julien, a provocative young man, she realizes for the first time how the heavy rules of patriarchy affect her intimacy. As she faces her own fears to explore the power and dangers of her desire, her family crumbles and the terror of fundamentalism emerges in her country of origin. Selma must fight back to reclaim her body and become a free woman.
Oct 12, 2021
Now showing – Film review: Female Agents
May 1944. A five-woman commando unit parachutes into occupied France on a daring and dangerous mission to protect the secret of the D-Day Landings and eliminate Colonel Heindrich, the head of German counter-intelligence. Jean-Paul Salomé’s Female Agents (2009) is an action-packed tribute to the real-life espionage operatives whose exploits inspired the film.
Jun 29, 2021
French voyages of discovery to Australia
Could Australia ever have been French? The English certainly thought so. Through revolution, empire and restoration, late 18th and early 19th century France maintained an unwavering commitment to research and discovery in the Pacific region and in Australia.