The Consulate General of Switzerland in Bangalore joins in the celebration of the ‘Week of the French Language’ – Francophone Festival, at Alliance Francaise, Bangalore, with the screening of two acclaimed Swiss French movies: Tableau Noir and Les Choristes. The Francophonie Festival is an annual worldwide celebration of the French language. Being the second most widely spoken language in the country, the festival is of great importance to Switzerland. Entry to the screening is free and open to all.
Tableau Noir (The Blackboard)
Yves Yersin, Switzerland, 2013, 117 min
It’s a blackboard in all colours: a journey through one year of life in a close-knit mountain school. An ideal class, in which pupils aged 6 to 12 learn and play, succeed and fail, laugh and cry. A dramatic tale with universal appeal.