Paris: Lost in Frenchlation screening of ‘En Quête de Sens’


☞FILM: ‘A Quest for Meaning’ directed by Nathanaël Coste and Marc de la Ménardière (88 minutes) + Q&A with director Nathanaël Coste
☞DATE & TIME: Friday 29th September – A selection of French drinks and snacks available from 7:30pm at the cinema bar + makis from restaurantGrand Appétit: Le Restaurant Végétal Bio & Macrobiotique - Paris Bastille; screening starts at 8:30pm
☞NEW CINEMA: Club de l’Etoile, 14 rue Troyon 75017 Paris
☞SPECIAL PRICE: €7 full price; €5 for students. Tickets available ONLINE and at the door. Both cards and cash accepted at the cinema.

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As part of the 'Change Now Film Festival' (, we are pleased to announce that co-director Nathanaël Coste will be joining us for the screening of ‘En Quete de Sens’ (A Quest for Meaning) on Friday, September 29th at Club de l’Etoile. This documentary follows two childhood friends striving to understand the greed in today’s global environment. If you would like an opportunity to brush up on your French and dive deeper into ecology, please join us for a debate following the film hosted by the director. Drinks and makis from Grand Appétit: Le Restaurant Végétal Bio & Macrobiotique - Paris Bastille will be served from 7:30pm; screening at 8:30pm. Tickets are available ONLINE and at the door - don’t miss out! 


‘Two affable French post-adolescents travel in India and Latin America and try to address the question which has enticed philosophers for millennia: Mom, why do we live? The film vacillates between a plea for increased political ecology, a tribute to exoticism, a call for negative growth (décroissance) and de-digitalization, an attack against 'big corporations', and the nostalgia for ancient or traditional ways of living. The greatest merit of this documentary is probably that it pushes us to ask or reformulate that one question that really matters in life. And that is no small achievement.’ 
— E. De Groof

The screening will take place at the stunning boat-themed cinema Club de l'Etoile located just off the iconic Champs Elysees and only 2 blocks from the Arc de Triomphe! We will be offering a variety of French-inspired drinks and snacks during our cocktail hour from 7:30pm - choose from wine, beer, cider, or champagne and enjoy some handpicked French snacks + makis served by 'Grand Appétit' organic restaurant. The screening will start at 8:30pm with tickets available both online and at the cinema - get yours early to avoid disappointment!

‘A Quest For Meaning is neither an environmental film nor a movie about travel, neither totally fictional nor absolute nonfiction, personal but not overly intimate... In drawing together the messages of an urban gardener, a cellular biologist, an itinerant shaman, and a singer-turned- CEO, Marc and Nathanael invite us to join them on their soul-searching quest, calling into question our vision of the world. They invite us to join them in reconsidering our rapport with nature, happiness, and the purpose of life. 87 minutes to help us regain confidence in our ability to effect change within ourselves, and within society.’ 
— Official Synopsis 

Watch the trailer with English subtitles here: 

Join us at Club de l’Etoile on Friday September 29th to enjoy ‘En Quête de Sens’ with English subtitles in true Parisian style – at the cinema!

Group(s): Advance


Fri, Oct. 27, 2017
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
(GMT+0100) Europe/Paris


Club de l'Etoile
14 rue Troyon
Paris 75017