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Rutgers University
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Camden, NJ 08102
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French and Francophone films

The Ritz Landmark Theatres in Philadelphia

Directions and show timesLandmark Theatres


The Ritz Landmark Theatres frequently offer French cinema right in the heart of Philadelphia. Have a hankering to watch a movie starring Audrey Tautou ? Want a funny romantic comedy or a cerebral drama ? Check out The Ritz Landmark website frequently for popular new movies from France!

International House Philadelphia 

French and Francophone Theatre   

DialoguesDialogues of the Carmelites by François Poulenc
Philadelphia Opera
The Kimmel Center
March 5, 7 & 9, 2014


Cultural Festivals and Events


Global PhiladelphiaFounded in 2010, the Global Philadelphia Association is a nonprofit corporation that assists those engaged in international activity within the Greater Philadelphia Region. Its mission is to promote the development of an international consciousness and to enhance the Region’s global profile. Check out its GlobalPhilly™ events throughout the city!


Eastern State PenSoon to celebrate its 20th anniversary, the “Storming of the Bastille” at the Eastern State Penitentiary is a riotous good time. With outstanding performers, shovels of Tastycakes and great enthusiasm, the crowd last year enjoyed a stellar show by Edith Piaf (of The Bearded Ladies) before reenacting the famous prison attack.



Art and Museum Exhibits


Philadelphia Museum of Art


The Rodin Museum


The Wadsworth Antheneum


The Barnes Foundation


The Penn Museum
Imagine Africa 
Ongoing Exhibit



On Campus


Motion Graphics: Compulsive Narratives Film Series


This spring, it is our pleasure to participate in an animated film series sponsored by the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts. We will show Une vie de chat, Couleur de peau : miel and L’Illusionniste, each subtitled in English. Click here for the schedule: Tournées Festival – March 2014 – Rutgers-Camden

Generously sponsored by the French American Cultural Exchange Council as part of our Tournées Festival on campus this spring!


Peace Corps Lunch & Learn

Peace corpsRepresentatives from the Peace Corp were on campus last spring to present Peace Corps volunteer opportunities. To learn about upcoming events, or pre-register for Seminars on RaptorLink, please visit the Career Center page, e-mail or visit the Career Center at the Lower Level of our Campus Center. Hours of operation: Mon & Thursday 8:30 – 6:00, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:30 – 4:30.


La table française : Back in February !

  The Table française
  12h30 -  13h00
  Student Center


Centre estudiantin : Cherchez la table aux drapeaux francophones !

Les étudiants de Rutgers-Camden seront invités à déjeuner avec leur(s) professeur(s) à midi afin de profiter de ce moment de détente en français. Tous les mardis, nous nous réunirons de 12h30 à 13h00 dans le Centre estudiantin (Student Center) pour partager une discussion libre au-dessus des assiettes. Tous sauront reconnaître notre table décorée de multiples drapeaux des pays du monde francophone. À la convivialité de la table s’ajouteront de temps en temps quelques friandises et autres délices du monde francophone. Ne ratez donc pas cette occasion de découvrir l’art de la table tout en pratiquant votre français à l’oral !

Student Center: Look for the table with Francophone flags!

TableBack by popular demand, Rutgers-Camden students will be invited to lunch with their professor(s) in order to take advantage of this time for rest and relaxation in French. Starting in February, we will meet from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm in the Student Center for an open discussion over a pleasant meal. You will easily recognize our table decorated with the flags of Francophone countries from throughout the world. 


From time to time, French baked goods and other delicacies from the French-speaking world will add to the warmth of this weekly event. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to discover l’art de la table while practicing your spoken French!