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Screening of Le Havre

February 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Tournées Festival is a program of FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, which aims to bring contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses. A wonderful celebration of France’s national motto—liberty, equality, fraternity—Le Havre is also something of a paean to World War II Resistance dramas. Le Havre centers on Marcel Marx, a once-famous Parisian writer now making his living shining shoes in the northern port town of the title. Marcel divides his time between drinking with his neighbors at the local bar and caring for his ill wife, Arletty. But he soon serves a much nobler purpose when he comes to the aid of Idrissa, a young illegal immigrant from Gabon.

Presented by the Department of Romance Languages at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Details

Date:
February 19, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Department of Romance Studies
Phone:
919-962-2062
Email:
romladmin@unc.edu
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Venue

Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center
301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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