French and Francophone Film Festival

Admission is free for all shows however tickets are required and may be obtained by visiting the Majestic Theater box office or by calling (717) 337-8200.

2023 Schedule

Date Film
Sunday, October 1st at 5:00 p.m.  “Memoir of War” by Emmanuel Finkel (2017) 
Desperate for news of her husband, who has been arrested by the Germans, a writer and resistant enters into a high-risk game of psychological cat and mouse with a Nazi collaborator.
Memoir of War - Trailer
Sunday, October 8th at 5:00 p.m. “King” by David Moreau (2022)
King, a trafficked lion cub, escapes from the airport and takes refuge with Inès and Alex, who then have the crazy idea of getting him back to Africa. Anything can happen when Max their kooky grandfather, decides to join the adventure.
King (2022) - Trailer (English subs)
Sunday, October 15th at 5:00 p.m. “Dancing the Twist in Bamako” by Robert Guédiguian (2021)
Samba, a young socialist militant whose father is a well-established merchant from Bamako, meets a woman and falls in love.
Dancing the Twist in Bamako Trailer
Sunday, October 22nd at 5:00 p.m. “C’est la Vie!” by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano (2017)
A hectic wedding party held in an 17th-century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff who share one common quality: they know how to throw a good party.
C'est La Vie - Official Trailer

Festival Sponsors

The Gettysburg College French and Francophone Film Festival is co-sponsored by the French Department, Africana Studies, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Theater Arts Department, Cinema and Media Studies, History Department, Office of Multicultural Engagement, Dining Services, and the Alliance Française in Frederick.