The Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) and Renoir Film Club (RFC) at Alliance Française, Dhaka are proud to present the latest edition of World Film Manifestation Programme (WFMP). WFMP was initiated by DUFS to give film-lovers an opportunity to watch classic films from different countries of the world.
Four French animation films by filmmakers Bibo Bergeron, Sylvain Chomet, Jean-Loup Felicioli, and Alain Gagnol will be screened in this edition.
RFC is dedicated to presenting French films in high definition for Dhaka filmgoers, organised entirely by connoisseurs for connoisseurs. For RFC-organised weekly film shows and screening schedule, see here. You can also log onto dufs.org or afdhaka.org for more information.
Mon, 9 May at 4 pm, A Monster in Paris; Director: Bibo Bergeron; 1h 30min Adventure/Comedy PG.
Synospis: The plot set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer.
At 5.45 pm: The Triplets of Belleville, Director: Sylvain Chomet, 1h 18min Comedy/Drama PG-13
Synopsis: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters–an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire–to rescue him.
Tue, 10 May at 4 pm: A Cat in Paris; Director: Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol; 1h 10min Crime/Family PG
Synopsis: In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar’s aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster’s clutches.
At 5.30 pm: The Illusionist; Director: Sylvain Chomet; 1h 20min drama pg
Synopsis: A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. – AF press release