FRENCH AS Study Session: Coco Avant Chanel

Recommended for: AS and equivalent level French

Capacity: 158 places

This AS study session will include an introduction to Coco avant Chanel, examining period, genre and characterisation. Isabelle Vanderschelden will discuss themes including character development, women in France, and the world of fashion. The screening will be followed by language exercises and content questions relevant to AS Level French language.

Screening: Coco Avant Chanel  (Coco Before Chanel) (12A)

Director: Anne Fontaine, France, 2009, 105mins. In French with English subtitles.

Stunning period imagery flows from the screen, as Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel embarks on a journey that takes her from humble beginnings as a provincial seamstress to the halls of Parisian haute couture in this sumptuous biopic.

This event is open to 14-19 year olds and their personal tutors only.