Atlanta Francophonie Festival 2018: Swiss Movie Matinee, “My Life as a Zucchini”
“Ma vie de courgette“ (English: “My Life as a Zucchini”). Motion-stop animation movie from Switzerland and France, 2016, 68 minutes. Comedy--drama for the entire family. In French with English subtitles. Directed by Claude Barras. “Ma vie de Courgette” was Oscar-nominated in 2017 in the Best Animated Feature Film category and won the European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Free admission and parking. Advance registration on Eventbrite.com.
Synopsis: After losing his mother in tragic circumstances, a young boy who has adopted the name “Courgette” is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age. There, with the help of a police officer and some friends, he adjusts to his new life and learns the meaning of trust and true love. A complimentary light lunch will be served at 12:30 PM and the screening will begin at 2:00 PM.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the principal sponsor of Francophonie Festival 2018