Movies at Alliance Française de Singapour in August

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If you’ve missed the reopening of Alliance Française’s theatre last month, don’t worry, you can catch 5 films for adults and even for the little ones!

From 20 to 23 August, don’t miss yout chance to catch a movie at Alliance Francaise! Check the full line-up and book your tickets at

Due to the Covid-19 situation, each screening is limited to 50 pax. To have an enjoyable time and safe time throughout the screening, and for a list of Alliance Française’s Covid-19 safety measures, please visit


IN THE NAME OF THE LAND (Au nom de la terre)




In French with English subtitles
Genre: Drama

Rating: PG13
France,  2019, 103 mins
Director: Edouard Bergeon
Cast: Guillaume Canet, Veerle Baetens, Anthony Bajon
Tickets: $13.00 (AF members) and $15.00 (Non-members)

Pierre has taken over the family farm. But the debts accumulate and despite the love of his family, he is slowly falling.

Thursday 20 August – 8pm
Screening followed by a live Zoom Q&A with film director Édouard Bergeon.

Saturday 22 August – 8.30pm 


STARS BY THE POUND (100 kilos d’étoiles)


In French with English subtitles
Genre: Drama, Comedy

Rating: PG13
France,  2018, 88 mins
Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon
Cast: Laure Duchêne, Angèle Metzger, Pauline Serieys
Tickets: Free (AF members); $10.00 (Non-members)


Lois, 16, has one dream: becoming an astronaut. But she has a big problem: she weighs over 200 pounds.

Friday 21 August – 8.30pm
Screening followed by a live Zoom Q&A with film director Marie-Sophie Chambon.


PAPER FLAGS (Les drapeaux de papier)


In French with English subtitles
Genre: Drama

Rating: NC16
France,  2018, 102 mins
Director: Nathan Ambrosioni
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Guillaume Gouix, Sébastien Houbani
Tickets: $8.00 (AF members); $10.00 (Non-members)


Charlie, almost 24 years old, leads a life without excess: she dreams of being an artist and struggles to make ends meet. When her brother comes to see her after twelve years of absence, everything rushes.

Saturday 22 August – 3pm


THOSE WHO WORK (Ceux qui travaillent)


In French with English subtitles
Genre: Drama

Rating: PG13
Switzerland / Belgium,  101 mins
Director: Antoine Russbach
Cast: Olivier Gourmet, Adèle Bochatay, Michel Voita, Delphine Bibet, Pauline Schneider, Isaline Prévost
Tickets: $13.00 (AF members); $15.00 (Non-members)


After being fired, Franck begins a period of self-reflection that will push him to reconsider all his values.

Saturday 22 August – 6pm 


PETITS MALINS + PAWS, FEATHERS, HAIRS AND MOUSTACHES SEASON 2 (Petits Malins + Griffes, Plumes, Poils et Moustaches Saison 2)



Animation: No dialogue
Director: Various

Tickets: $9.00 (AF members and kids); $11.00 (Non-members)



Directed by French animation artists, this series of short movies without words focuses on smart characters and on the animal world. Follow the adventures of an infernal trio (a cat, a fish, a parrot), a brave monkey, the adventure of an elephant and a snake and so much more.

Sunday 23 August 2020 – 4pm