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publication : Tuesday 13 March 2018

’Au cœur de mai 68’ exhibition & documentary screening

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of ’mai 68’, the Alliance Française Glasgow is delighted to host a special exhibition featuring an assembled collection of photographs taken by Philippe Gras and shown for the first time to the public.

  • We invite you to discover these amazing photographs between Tuesday 1st May and Friday 29th June at the Alliance Française Glasgow.
  • We are also hosting a special screening of the documentary Mai 68: un étrange printemps directed by Dominique Beaux on Tuesday 1st May.

The screening will be introduced by Maud Bracke, Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and by James Steel, chair of the French Film Festival.

Maud Bracke teaches and researches 20th Century European social and political history at the University of Glasgow. She has also written and participated in several publications on the events of ’mai 68’.

James Steel is a former professor of the University of Glasgow where he lectured in and researched French Cinema. He is the chair of the UK French Film Festival as well as a member of the board of the Alliance Française Glasgow. Mr Steel was present in Paris in May 1968.

Date: Tuesday 1st May, 6-9pm
Venue: Alliance Française Glasgow, 3 Park Circus, G3 6AX

Free entry but early booking is highly recommended.
Please click here to register.


EXHIBITION:
Opening hours between Tuesday 1st May and Friday 29th June:

Monday to Thursday: 10am-8pm (closed on Monday 7th & 28th May)
Friday: 10am-3.30pm (closed on 25th May)
Saturday: 10am-1pm (closed on 26th May & 23rd June)

=> exhibition open until 5pm on Thursday 3rd May
=> exhibition open until 5pm on Wednesday 16th May
=> exhibition open until 5pm on Wednesday 6th June


For the occasion, join us to a special Café littéraire on Wednesday 23rd May (2-3.30pm).


We are also screening Olivier Assayas’ 2012 film Something in the Air on 6th June as part of the celebrations of the anniversary of ’mai 68’.

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