Life in Paris

Lost In Frenchlation – The Ultimate Cinema Experience!

Although Lost in Frenchlation sounds like the title of my first 3 years in Paris, it’s actually something much more interesting!

So what is Lost in Frenchlation?

“The concept was born out of the frustration experienced by Lost in Frenchlation’s Co-Founders, Matt and Manon, when they couldn’t go to the cinema together due to Matt’s lack of French language skills. There wasn’t a single cinema in Paris regularly screening French films with English subtitles, meaning that the international community – Paris’ many expatriates, international students and tourists – couldn’t access French cinema, one of the country’s greatest arts and an important part of French culture.”

Thanks to Matt and Manon you can now can enjoy the same French films that the locals are watching, in the same beautiful and iconic cinemas. They currently run 3-4 screening a month at Cinema Studio 28, Paris’ oldest room located in the heart of Montmartre, and the charming and typically Parisian cinema Le Brady on Boulevard de Strasbourg.

Lost in Frenchlation is perfect for anyone who would like to improve their French level or see more French movies in general. It’s a fantastic concept that really gives Expatriates the chance to experience French films, regardless of their French level!

This Week’s Competition! 

This week I’ve partnered with Manon and Matt to bring you TWO FREE TICKETS to this Friday’s screening of Pris de Court at Cinéma Studio 28. All you have to do is comment on this post on Facebook, Twitter or directly here on the blog and mention who you would bring with you if you won! Pris de Court is a film about a woman called Nathalie who relocates to Paris for a job in a jewelry store. On arrival she learns that the management has changed and there is no longer a position available for her. To protect her children, she decides to lie but one lie leads to another and things soon start to spin out of control…

☞ FILM: ‘Pris de Court‘ directed by Emmanuelle Cuau (85 mins)
☞ DATE & TIME: Friday 19th May – film-themed cocktail (€4.50, or €6.00 with a packet of popcorn) available from 8pm; screening starts at 9pm
☞ CINEMA: Studio 28, 10 rue Tholozé, Montmartre 75018 Paris
☞ TICKETS: €9 full price; €7.50 for students and all other concessions (Free for the winners of this contest!). Available at the cinema only (please arrive early to avoid disappointment and bring cash as Studio 28 does not accept cards)

To learn more about Lost in Frenchlation and see their full programme, check out their website here or like their Facebook page for regular updates! Happy viewing! 


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