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Date & Time
January 27, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Admission
Free and open to the public. More Info
Venue
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Description

The 2023 French Film Series debuts with:

 

Happening
(Audrey Diwan, 2021, 100 min, France, French with English subtitles, DCP)

— Introduced by Prof. Kimberly Lamm (Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies). Q&A to follow screening.

An adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Annie Ernaux’s novel, Happening follows a bright young student who faces an unwanted pregnancy in 1960s France, when abortion was still illegal.

— Winner of the Golden Lion Award for Best Film at the 2021 Venice Film Festival

“An atmospheric, gripping drama with a poignant contemporary relevance.” – TimeOut

 

Screen/Society screenings are free and open to the public. (COVID-19 Info)

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