MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The Mercer County Library System, which includes the branch in Robbinsville, is partnering with Rider University to host the first virtual Tournees Film Festival. The series of six films will begin on February 18 and continue until April 29. 

Made possible through a Tournées Film Festival grant from the FACE Foundation, these films include documentaries and narratives films by both influential veteran filmmakers and first-time directors across the French-speaking world. They touch on a wide range of subjects.

All Thursday evening screenings will be virtual, but registration is required. All screenings are free and open to the Rider community and members of the Mercer County Library.

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February 18 at 6:30 p.m.: PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (PORTRAIT DE LA JEUNE FILLE EN FEU), Register HERE. 
February 25 at 6:30 p.m.: THE MYSTERY OF PICASSO (LE MYSTÈRE PICASSO), Register HERE.
March 18 at 6:30 p.m.: THE FRESHMEN (PREMIÈRE ANNÉE), Register HERE
April 8 at 6:30 p.m.: JUST DON’T THINK I’LL SCREAM (NE CROYEZ SURTOUT PAS QUE JE HURLE), Register HERE.
April 29 at 6:30 p.m.: VARDA BY AGNES (VARDA PAR AGNES), Register HERE.

Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.

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