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Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

SCREENING

This event is organized by The Cultural Services of the Embassy of France.
As part of its 33rd edition,Washington, DC International Film Festival presents a screening of the film Sink or Swim

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WHAT: Sink or Swim

WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019 – 8:30pm - 10:30pm

WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007

PRICE: $14

RESERVATION: Online registration required. FilmFestDC

ADD. INFOS: Every attendee must be registered under his/her name. Valid ID required. No parking inside the embassy.

Sink or Swim
By Gilles Lellouche
2018 – France, Belgium – 122 min.

In French with English subtitles

Gilles Lellouche’s warm and amusing film poses this question: Can a loose collection of mismatched oddballs come together to find success as a male synchronized-swimming team? The absurdity of the premise is matched by the sincere commitment of a group of barely athletic men bonding over this seemingly impossible task. When the team discovers that there is a world championship men’s synchronized swimming competition taking place in Norway and no team from France has signed up yet, dreams kick into high gear in a fevered quest for glory.


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