LA FRENCH / THE CONNECTION

La French / The Connection Le Movie Club is an exciting collaboration between The Bioscope Independent Cinema, The Alliance Française of Johannesburg and the French Institute of South Africa.

On the last Thursday of every month, immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of French and Francophone films from around the world. Throughout the year there will be different themes such as African cinema, French comedy, animation and music. All the films are shown in French with English subtitles. Films provided by courtesy of Institut Français.

La French / The Connection by Cédric Jimenez (2014, 2h15) Marseille, 1975. Pierre Michel, a young magistrate arrived from Metz with wife and children, is appointed judge of organized crime. He decides to tackle the French Connection, a Mafia organisation that exports heroin throughout the world. Throwing all caution to the wind, Judge Michel embarks on a sole crusade against Gaëtan Zampa, an untouchable godfather and iconic figure of the underworld.

Venue: The Bioscope
Date: 25 August