15 APRIL 2017


Architectures : Charlety et Yoyogi
Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques

The exploration of the theme of stadiums continues with a selection of eight films and documentaries during Easter week.

Come and discover the world of these iconic buildings – places of celebration and confrontation where athletes strive to surpass themselves – which have inspired architects around the globe, as well as the biggest names in cinema.

All screenings are free of charge and do not require reservations (subject to availability) - Auditorium: level 0

Saturday 15 April at 10.30 a.m.

  Architectures : Charléty, un stade dans la ville
France • 2008 • 27’ • French • ⑦(14)
Directed by Olivier Horn (Architecture documentary)
With Charléty Stadium, the architects managed to reconcile opposing qualities: the monumental grandeur of a 20,000-seater stadium with that of the local area; life in and around a sporting complex with daily working life in the district.

  Architectures : les gymnases olympiques de Yoyogi
France • 2008 • 25’ • French • ⑦(14)
Directed by Richard Copans (Architecture documentary)
Designed for the Olympic Games Tokyo 1964, the two gymnasiums built by Kenzo Tange embody the ambitions of a city and a nation determined to become a world power once again. A bid to turn the tables after a slow rebuilding process, following the widespread destruction inflicted during the War.

Saturday 15 April at 2 p.m.

  Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques
France • 2008 • 113’ • French • ⑦(10)
Directed by Thomas Langmann, Frédéric Forestier
To win the Olympic Games and help the young Lovesix marry Princess Irina, Asterix (Clovis Cornillac) and Obelix (Gérard Depardieu) are pitted against the dastardly Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde), who wants victory for himself and is prepared to use every dirty trick in the book to achieve it. All while plotting to get rid of his nuisance of a father, Julius Caesar (Alain Delon).


 The full Cine-Stadium programme can be found here