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Discover The Panthéon – A Virtual Tour

Physical event on registration only

On next September 22, 2022, join the Alliance Française de Penang for an exclusive tour of the Panthéon, a monument listed as Monument Historique in France.

Date: September 22, 2022
Time: 2:45pm
Venue: Alliance Française de Penang

Free entrance, on registration only.


Wednesday 7 September, 8pm at Hin Bus Depot

About the film:
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his life, he accepts to have his back tattooed by one of by the World’s most sulfurous contemporary artist. Turning his own body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam will however come to realize that his decision might actually mean anything but freedom.

Wednesday 21 September, 8pm at Hin Bus Depot

About the film:
The Ivory Coast, at the end of the 1970s, in Youpougon, a working class neighborhood in Abidjan, renamed Yop City, to be “like in an American film.” 19-year-old Aya lives here. This serious young woman prefers to stay home studying instead of going out with her girlfriends. Aya divides her time between school, her family, and her two best friends, Adjoua and Bintou, who only think of hotfooting it to the bush as soon as night falls. Aya classifies these girls, who always find a way to chase after guys, despite their fathers keeping a close watch over them, as the Series H type: Hairdos, Hot fashions, Husband-hunting. Things go awry when Adjoua becomes pregnant.
Tickets RM10 each (RM7 for AF members)
Note: AF membership card must be presented upon admission to enjoy the special rate.

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