The Benefit of the Doubt

You are invited to watch The Benefit of the Doubt (Une part d’ombre) beginning November 13 (5 p.m.) – November 18 (5 p.m.).

Subscribers will need to watch the film on their own and prior to the discussion.  This film will be available for a period of 5 days before and will NOT be included with the discussion.

If you would like to join a zoom discussion Friday, November 18 at 5:10 p.m. with Director Samuel Tilman email Dr. Mary Husain: mhusain@csufresno.edu by Thursday, 11/17, for a zoom discussion link.  

Sponsors: The French Program and the Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures

The Benefit of the Doubt is a Belgian film directed and written by Samuel Tilman in his directorial debut.  It tells the story of David a happy young father married to a wife he loves, two adorable young children, and a tight-knit tribe of friends he and his family always go away on holiday with.  However, on returning from their last trip away in the Vosges in Eastern France, near its border with Germany, he is taken in for questioning by the police as part of a murder investigation.  Before long the investigation reveals that all is not what it seems behind the happy and respectable facade of David’s life.  The film had its world premiere at the Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, in Namur, Belgium in Fall 2017.  It also received several nominations including Best First Feature Film and Best Actress and won the Special Jury Price at the Beaune International Thriller Film Festival in Beaune, France. In French with English subtitles.  95 minutes. 

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Media, Communications and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI). Screenings Fall 2022 will be virtual. Links to view the films will be provided approximately 3-5 days during the week of the screening.

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Mass Communication and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI). For students entering Fresno State Fall 2018, the course satisfies a university graduation requirement.

THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT: View the film 11/13, 5 p.m. – 11/18, 5 p.m.

Link : https://vimeo.com/237916128  

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CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.

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