Les Oiseaux-Tonnerre

French Short Film Night

Show Me Shorts and Alliance Française French Film Festival present a night of French short films. Join us to celebrate the cinema of France with a diverse selection including animation, drama, trains and swimming pools.

When: 7pm, Tuesday 19 June

Where: The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, Kinglsand, Auckland

Tickets: $15 from Eventbrite here (cash door sales only available if not sold out prior)

There are seven short films by top French filmmakers:

  • TGV directed by Émilie Noblet
  • Le Moine et le Poisson (The Monk and the Fish) directed by Michael Dudok de Wit
  • Petite Lumiere (Little Light) directed by Alain Gomis
  • Les Oiseaux-Tonnerre (Thunderbirds) directed by Léa Mysius
  • La Bergère Qui Danse (The Dancing Shepherdess) directed by Michel Ocelot
  • Foutaises (Jive) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
  • Molii directed by Mourad Boudaoud, Carine May, Yassine Qnia, Hakim Zouhani

This is an informal and fun event, and all are welcome. The screening takes place in the upstairs function room at The Kingslander. All films screen in the French language with English subtitles. Total fun time is approx. 80 minutes. No allocated seating, so first in best dressed. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.

Thanks to: Alliance Française French Film Festival and the Albert-Eden Local Board



Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, just your name and email confirmation is fine.

What are the best transport/parking options?

The Kingslander is a very short walk from Kingsland train station. There is street parking available, but make sure to allow time to find a park. Some of the parking on New North Road is pay and display.

Will there be door sales?

Previous events have sold out online before the night so it is recommended to pre-book. If online sales do not sell out there may be limited door sales. Door sales are cash only.

Are the seats allocated?

Allocated seating is not available, so come early for the best seats. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.

Are there subtitles?

All films that do not screen in the English language will screen with English subtitles.

Can I bring children?

The films are rated M – Violence & offensive language (suitable for mature audiences aged 16yrs+). Children under 18yrs must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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