Maryse Condé, Salsa, Angel-A
- Maryse Condé, Salsa, Angel-A
1. Mo-Tu June 4-5 Maryse Condé Visit SIG
2. Th June 7 7-9pm Francophile Salsa SIG Free Lessons
3. Movies in your neighborhood theatres
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Mo-Tu June 4-5 Maryse Condé Visit SIG
Maryse Condé speaks in Palo Alto. Stanford's Department of French
and Italian and Program in Modern Thought and Literature are proud
to present Maryse Condé author of Traversée de la Mangrove, Ségou,
Moi, Tituba..., and many other works; winner of the "Prix de
l'Académie française" (1988), "Prix Marguerite Yourcenar" (1999),
and most recently (2007) the Prix Tropiques for her new book
Victoire, les saveurs et les mots; professor emeritus at Columbia
Professor Condé will give a lecture entitled "Images de l'Afrique de
Ségou à L'Histoire de la Femme Cannibale"
Monday, June 4, 6 p.m.
Building 300, Room 300, Stanford University
followed by a book signing: "The Story of the Cannibal Woman";
"Who Slashed Celanire's Throat?"
Tuesday, June 5, 5pm Stanford Bookstore.
These events are also Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Forum on Contemporary Europe, the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and IHUM.
For more information: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/fren-ital/
Th June 7 7-9pm Francophile Salsa SIG Free Lessons
Ask Jimmy for the Francophiles.
We have free Salsa lessons offered this week.
Access the website for directions and more info.
Thursdays: Beginning: 7:00 - 7:50; Intermediate: 8:00 - 9:00
Miraido Village Apt. Clubhouse
550 N. 6th St. San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Jimmy B 408-568-9547 jimmy@...
Movies in your neighborhood theatres
Directed by Luc Besson. Starring Jamel Debbouze, Rie Rasmussen,
Olivier Claverie, Gilbert Melki, Kate Nauta and Serge Riaboukine.
Poised to end it all by chucking himself in the Seine, inept scam
artist Andre instead fishes fellow would-be suicide Angela out of
By way of thanks, she leans on the heavies to who Andre owes a ton
of money, helps him get his act together, and teaches him to love
himself again. French and Spanish, with English subtitles.
Paris, Je T'Aime
Director: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin & Gérard Depardieu,
Christoffer Boe, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, The Coen brothers,
Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuaron, Christopher
Doyle,Richard LaGravenese, Raphaël Nadjari, Vincenzo Natali,
Alexander Payne,Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles & Daniela Thomas,
Oliver Schmitz,Nobuhiro Suwa, Tom Tykwer and Gus Van Sant
Cast: (selected) Fanny Ardant, Juliette Binoche, Steve Buscemi,
WillemDafoe,Gérard Depardieu, Marianne Faithfull, Ben
Gazzara, Maggie Gyllenhaal,Bob Hoskins, Emily Mortimer, Nick
Nolte, Natalie Portman,Miranda Richardson, Gena Rowlands, Catalina
Sandino Moreno,Ludivine Sagnier, Rufus Sewell, Leonor Watling and
Synopsis: In 18 short films/vignettes, celebrated directors
from aroundthe world -- as cosmopolitan and varied as the city itself
-- cometogether to portray the magic and spirit of Paris, each
telling! a story of an unusual encounter in one of the city's
The Valet (La Doublure) by Director: Francis Veber
(The Dinner Game, The Closet)
Gad Elmaleh, Alice Taglioni, Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas,
Richard Berry, Virginie Ledoyen, Michel Aumont and Irina Ninova
Synopsis: When a billionaire industrialist is caught on camera with
his mistressby paparazzi, he invents, in order to avoid a messy
an outrageous lieand asks his mistress to pose as the sweetheart of a
valet parking attendant.
"Hilarious antics and a first rate cast highlight this fast-paced,
French, with English subtitles. Running Time: 85 Minutes
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