Motivate Monday: Speaking in French Cinema at MBC Tues. 3.23

This is a great performance taking place tonight that we recommend you all attend. Its a great way to start off the week.
When: March 23, 2015
Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque | 1130 Washington Avenue Miami Beach 33139 FL

The Miami Beach Cinematheque presents the first edition of Speaking in Cinema series of 2015, IN CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS OF GIRLHOOD, hosted by Miami Film Critic Juan Barquin, in the presence French actresses Karidja Touré and Assa Sylla, and L.A. Weekly Chief Film Critic Amy Nicholson on March 23.
The film “Girlhood” by Céline Sciamma  (2014) will be screening at the Miami Beach Cinematheque from March 20th to March 29th. The French Embassy Cultural Services Miami Office will be co-hosting a welcome reception for the stars of the film on Saturday March 21 at 8:20pm, between the 6:30pm and 9:10pm shows.

KARIDJA TOURÉ and ASSA SYLLA are the stars of Céline Sciamma’s GIRLHOOD. Both young students living in Paris, it is their first acting role in a long-feature film. Karidja Touré was nominated for a César Award for her performance in the film.

AMY NICHOLSON is chief film critic for L.A. Weekly. She co-hosts the weekly Voice Film Club podcast. Her first book, Tom Cruise: Anatomy of an Actor, was recently published by Cahiers du Cinema.

JUAN BARQUIN is co-founder of the website, Dim the House Lights, which focuses on long-form film criticism and essays. He is also a freelance writer for the Miami New Timesand YAM Magazine.

The SPEAKING IN CINEMA series presented by the Miami Beach Cinematheque is a series of events giving an in-depth look at the intricacies of the art of filmmaking led by local and visiting film critics. With filmmakers, artists and international specialists as guests, the series is an ongoing and inclusive celebration of the art of cinema, the “Seventh Art”, which brings together all of the other six. SPEAKING IN CINEMA explores cinema’s past, present and future as the medium that encompasses spatial, temporal and visual aspects of art. The series provides a platform for continued engagement with a video library of the events to be released soon on the MBC website. Past editions have included guests such as Daniel Patrick Carbone, director of « Hide your smiling faces », starring actor (and son of the director)  Brontis Jodorowsky of « Danza de la realidad » ,  director of « Child of God » James Franco, among others…

This edition of Speaking in Cinema Series in sponsored in part by the French Embassy Cultural Services.