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Summer through French film

As we reach the rainy middle of July in Boston, I find myself drawn to my old favorite French films about summertime. I can sit…

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The FL staff's favorite holiday movies

This holiday season, the French Library staff shares their favorite winter break french movies with you! Enjoy! Fabrizio - Le Père Noël est une ordure…

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Why you should watch "Standing Up" on Netflix

“Standing Up” (Drôle) has been on Netflix since March 2022, and if you haven’t already watched it, I highly recommend you check it out. Created…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 2

Click here if you missed part 1! #6 - Le Père Noël est une ordure (Jean-Marie Poiré, 1982) Pierre is a snobby volunteer at a…

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Comedy Scenes Every Francophile Should Know - Part 1

Have you ever felt left out of an inside joke? Have you ever nodded along awkwardly during a conversation you didn’t know the cultural reference…

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Top 5 Rom-Coms for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is not as significant an occasion in France as it is here in the United States. I do not recall ever gifting cards…

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Ready for some mystery? French crime series on Hoopla

Shows where the plot centers on crime and the investigators who unravel mysteries are incredibly popular. In the United States, this genre of TV made…

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Vocabulary for French Film Watching: Silence, moteur, action !

Many of our members and guests remember our popular ciné-club in the Center’s ballroom, complete with film, discussion, and popcorn! In 2020 we adapted our…

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French Film Stars to watch on Hoopla

Whenever I’m home for extended periods, every night becomes movie night! Whether you’re a fan of romance or suspense with your popcorn, there are plenty…

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Discover French cinema with Kanopy

Ever wished choosing a French movie was as easy as scrolling through Netflix? Try Kanopy! Its impressive selection of French films is available free through many public libraries.

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