You want to stay tuned on French-speaking cultures and French language?
Then try the cultural suggestions below for the week of May 18th to 24th.
Anne… La maison aux pignons verts, Lucy Maud Montgomery
You surely know about that book, originally written in English by a Canadian author. The story of a young orphan adopted by Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert on Prince Edward Island, with an amazing imagination. Well, you now have the chance to improve your French by listening to the story read in French!
La vie scolaire, by Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir
La vie scolaire is a French movie describing the life of a young woman who arrives in the Parisian banlieues to start working in a middle school. A very interesting movie who tries to stay as true as possible to that world. Sometimes it is funny, most of the time kind of tragic. Grand Corps Malade is a French singer who slams usually. He was himself born in Parisian banlieue.
Available on Netflix.
"Louise Michel", Quelle Histoire
A documentary meant for kids. This episode is dedicated to Louise Michel, a woman who took part to a Parisian uprising, la Commune in 1871, at a moment when France was under Prussian control, was changing its political regime: going from an empire to a Republic. Make your children discover this unknown part of French history!