A French comedy about fraternity for the 10th edition of the European Film Festival – 12th to 17th October – National Film Corporation

European Film Festival in Sri Lanka is an annual film festival held in Cololmbo, organized by The European Union Delegation in partnership with European Cultural Institutions and Diplomatic Missions in Colombo and New Delhi. The French Embassy and the Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo in collaboration with the Institut Français will present the film Rosalie Blum by Julien Rappeneau on Sunday the 15th October at 3:30pm.

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The schedule of the 10th edition of the European Film Festival in Colombo is ready, click here for more information.

This is the tenth consecutive year that this festival is taking place in Sri Lanka. The organising committee of the festival is chaired by the European Union Delegation in Colombo and coordinated by Agenda 14. Like in the past, the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka joins hands as a partner of this year’s festival too.

This festival is a shared international cultural experience that aims to promote a friendly relationship and to increase the mutual understanding between European Nations and Sri Lanka.

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The French Embassy and the Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo in collaboration with the INSTITUT FRANÇAIS will present the film Rosalie Blum by Julien Rappeneau on Sunday the 15th October at 3:30pm.

Based on the award-winning series of graphic novels by Camille Jourdy, Julien Rappeneau’s enchanting directorial debut Rosalie Blum is a warm comedy about a random encounter that has unexpected and far-reaching consequences.
Vincent is a hairdresser, like his father before him. Life rotates around work, his overbearing mother who lives in the apartment upstairs, and a womanising cousin constantly trying to set him up. But one morning Vincent experiences a powerful déjà-vu when he meets the gaze of a grocery store clerk, Rosalie Blum. Intrigued by this mysterious woman, he begins following her…

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With its themes of fraternity, love and the need for human connection, Rosalie Blum is a joy to watch, a feel-good movie.
Have a look at the trailer by clicking here.

This event is also part of FRATERNITÉ GÉNÉRALE! A movement to promote fraternity through cultural, educational and civic actions throughout France and abroad from 13 to 15 October 2017.

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For more information
About the festival: Website, Facebook, #EuropeanFilmFestivalColombo
About Fraternité Générale: Website, Facebook, #FraternitéGénérale

Online 10/10/2017

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