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L’événement / Happening – A special screening and discussion with Audrey Diwan
April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10.00
Join us for the screening of the award-winning French film, L’événement / Happening, on April 28, 2022 at 7:00 pm at Landmark Theaters, Atlanta, followed by a discussion with director Audrey Diwan in person
Awarded the Golden Lion at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, Audrey Diwan’s second film delivers a moving adaptation of the novel by the famous French writer Annie Ernaux, L’événement. As part of Audrey Diwan’s US tour, L’événement / Happening is screening at Atlanta’s Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema on April 28th at 7pm. This screening will be followed by a discussion with Audrey Diwan.
SYNOPSIS: France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so.