Film screening – Cycle honouring Jean Gabin, # 3

« Le président » (1961): At 73, a former Minister’s council persecutor leaves retirement in order to keep a man from getting a high position. This same man had once been involved in a scandal whilst he was his chief of staff…

Adaptation of Georges Simenon’s book.
Scenario by Michel Audiard and Henri Verneuil.
40 years after the death of Jean Gabin, the AFO is happy to present a cycle honouring his work in French cinema. Presented by our very own expert Maurice Graffin, member of the AFO board, each film will be introduced before the screening and discussed afterwards.Maurice has been involved in the cinematic world for quite a while now, and he specialises in French cinema. He is not only a film club and cinema festival organizer, but also a radio host of various programs, cinema critic for Radio-Canada and UNIQUE FM 94.5 and a jurist for the Ottawa Film festival.


Film screening - Cycle honouring Jean Gabin

February 24, 2017


Art Gallery of l’Alliance Française

352 MacLaren St
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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