The 17th February at 11am at the media library of the French institute :
Why the turtle shell… ? : A story about the origin of the turtle shell according to the Guianese tradition. One day, Titotu, a little turtle with a slick shell and a great appetite, climbs on a sweet-pea tree. She ate so much, she didn’t saw the eagle who catched her…
Abou Kassem’s slippers : Once upon a time, was the story of a wealthy merchant, Abou Kassen. He was so greedy, he was still wearing the same slippers for years ! One day though the misfortune starts to follow him…
A good occasion for little ones and grown-ups to gather around french stories and sweets.
The 20th February at 7pm at the French institute in Jordan :
Cinema for adultes : Corporate (in French with English subtitles) directed by Nicolas Silhol, with Céline Sallette, Lambert Wilson et Stéphane De Groodt.
Synopsis : Emilie, one of the Human Resources Managers at the Esen multinational, has recently been chosen by her superior Stéphane Froncart for her elegant ruthlessness. She indeed has the ability to find the words which persuade employees or executives judged redundant to resign, even if it takes a long time before they give in. She performs her task without moral compunction until the day when one of the employees targeted, Didier Dalmat, kills himself by jumping out of the window of his office. Not only is she deeply upset by this tragedy but she soon realizes that the firm’s top brass want to have her take all the blame.