Short Films Festival This is England in Normandy

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 12 October 2022 > Pedagogy

“This is England” is a great festival of British short films based in Rouen and the surrounding region with a special programme of screenings and teaching materials for primary, collège and lycée classes. The 2022 edition  will take place from  12 to 20 November.  The selection for this year is now on their website and … Continue reading “Short Films Festival This is England in Normandy”

See How They Run: A Whodunit Within a Whodunit

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 14 September 2022 > What's On

On 1952 London’s West End, Agatha Christie’s play, The Mousetrap, is a hit. Hollywood comes knocking at the stage door. But plans for a movie version of this smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered. Reality The Mousetrap occupies a special place in the work of Agatha Christie. … Continue reading “See How They Run: A Whodunit Within a Whodunit”

Films for Classes in Dinard!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 August 2022 > Pedagogy

The 33rd edition of the Dinard British Film Festival will take place in Brittany from 28 September to 2 October. The films in competition haven’t been announced yet, but you can get ready to sign up your classes to see some of the best British films from the last year at special schools showings.  As … Continue reading “Films for Classes in Dinard!”

Lyon: Crime (Fiction) Capital

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 28 March 2022 > What's On

France’s biggest crime-fiction festival is back at its usual time of year, 1-3 April, after a Covid-delayed edition in July 2021. For its 18th edition it has a large roll-call of writers from France and around the world, including many from the U.K. and the U.S. Alongside stars like Harlan Coben, John Grisham and Paula … Continue reading “Lyon: Crime (Fiction) Capital”

Film Vocabulary

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 14 March 2022 > Ready to Use

This worksheet was used as in introductory activity to a project on film musicals for 4e euro. You can read about the project in our Pedagogy section.