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La Religieuse (The Nun) | Tournées Film Festival

November 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

French New Wave director Jacques Rivette’s film based on a novel by Denis Diderot. Paris, 1750s. Forced to take vows, rebellious nun (Anna Karina) in shunned, tortured & exorcised by her community; at last she finds relief in a fun-loving, sorority-like convent, where she becomes the latest plaything of Mother Superior Liselotte Pulver.

This screening is part of the Tournées Film Festival, organized by the UNC Department of Romance Studies in collaboration with the UNC Departments of Art and Art History and Comparative Literature, and the UNC Center for European Studies. The screening is free and open to the public, with English subtitles.

Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation, and Highbrow Entertainment.

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Poster with details of all films in the 2019 Tournees Film Festival at UNC-CH.


November 20, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Center
301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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