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Screen/Society--"Happening" (Audrey Diwan, 2021) | French Film Series

Still from HAPPENING
Friday, January 27, 2023
7:00 pm
Introduced by Prof. Kimberly Lamm (Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies). Q&A to follow screening.
French Film Series

CFFS & Screen/Society present the 2023 French Film Series--debut screening:

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

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

"HAPPENING is haunting and shattering, immaculately crafted, unwavering in its honesty, and as confronting as it needs to be, and it wields all of the above with passion and purpose." - Sarah Ward, Concrete Playground

"An atmospheric, gripping drama with a poignant contemporary relevance." - TimeOut

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