Two of us - cinéma de la Francophonie


AF Library, Jordan Centre
Monday, March 29th, 7:30pm
In French with English subtitles
RSVP necessary: $50 for public; 20% off for AF members


Rescheduled movies from Hong Kong French Film Festival - Dec 2020

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Two of Us《我們倆》

After the screening, we will have among us Filippo Meneghetti (Director of Two of Us), Abby Lee and Betty Grisoni from Qlove, to give a sharing on movie-making experience and LGBT+ topic.

2020 | 96 min | Dramatic Comedy
Colour | France, Luxembourg, Belgium
In French with English subtitles

Director: Filippo Meneghetti
Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker

Nina and Madeleine, two retired women, have been secretly deeply in love for decades. From everybody’s point of view, including Madeleine’s family, they are simply neighbours living on the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, sharing the tender delights of everyday life together. Until the day their relationship is turned upside down by an unexpected event leading Madeleine’s daughter to slowly unveil the truth about them.

Official Selection (2 Awards) – Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers,2020
4 Nominations - Cesar Awards, French Film Industry Awards, 2021 (including Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best First Film)

Oscars 2021 Shortlists - International Feature FIlm



Guest Speakers of Post-Screening Talk


Filippo Meneghetti (Director)

Filippo Meneghetti, who studied cinema and anthropology in Rome, took his first step into the movie industry when he worked in an independent cinema circuit in New York. Years later, he moved to production field and has directed short films Undici (2011, co-directed with Pieo Tomaselli), L'intruso (2012) which received awards from Italian and international festivals. Two of Us (Deux) is his first feature film.





Abby Lee and Betty Grisoni (Qlove) 

Created by lesbian couple, diversity &Inclusion enthusiasts and long-time Hong Kong residents Abby Lee and Betty GrisoniQlove is an organisation dedicated to raising visibility, equality, connections and opportunities for LGBT+ individuals especially lesbians, trans/bisexual/queer women in Hong Kong and the region through events, sharing and empowering sessions, workshops, conferences, collaborations and outreach activities.






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