The Second Annual PS 58 Francophone Film Festival
In honor of “La Francophonie,” PS 58 – The Carroll School proudly announces its second annual Francophonie Film Festival!

On Saturday, March 23, in celebration of “La Francophonie” (the French-speaking world), the French-English Dual-Language Program Liaison Committee of PS 58 – The Carroll School proudly presents its second annual event featuring a day of complimentary screenings of French films, highlighting the diverse and culturally enriching cinema from around the French-speaking world.



This year, you can enjoy seven short and feature length films thanks to Villa Albertine, Institut Français, and the Quebec Government Office in New York. 

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11:00am - 6:00pm
Location: PS58 Brooklyn – The Carroll School, 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn, USA 11231



Breakfast Session l 8:30am to 11:00am

  • Bonjour le monde ! by Anne-Lise Koelher and Eric Serre, France, 1h01, 2019 (recommended for ages 4+).
  • Crafts: Make the festival mascot with papier-mâché.
  • Akissi, un drôle de petit frère by Alexandre Coste, Ivory Coast-France, 26 min, 2022 (recommended for ages 4+). Based on the original graphic novel by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin.


Lunch Session l 11:30am – 2:30pm

  • Louise et la légende du serpent à plumes by Hefang Wei, France-Mexico, 27 min, 2021 (recommended for ages 5+).
  • Fun Quizz: Test your knowledge about music in French-speaking countries and hear all about local pronunciation and vocabulary.
  • Le Pharaon, le Sauvage et la Princesse by Michel Ocelot, Belgium-France-Egypt, 1h23, 2022 (recommended for ages 6+).


Snack Session l 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • À quoi tu rêves, Léon by Roger Gariépy, Canada, 8 min, 2022 (recommended for ages 6+).
  • Vanille by Guillaume Lorin, France-Guadeloupe, 31 min, 2020 (recommended for ages 6+).
  • You are up! Award Acceptance Speech: Now is the time to practice your award acceptance speech in front of a real audience.
  • Coco Ferme by Sébastien Gagné, Québec, 1h27, 2023 (recommended for ages 8+)
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