Date: 24 Feb 2023, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Location: Emerson School, 2800 W Bayshore Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
By Diany Kurys, with Isabelle Huppert, Miou-Miou, Jean Pierre Bacri, Guy Marchand. In French with English subtitles
The film will be shown during the event.
In this bittersweet, often funny, period drama, Lena is a young Jewish woman who accepts a proposal of marriage by a camp worker to escape deportation to Nazi Germany. After the war, they settle in Lyon. Lena meets Madeleine, a charismatic artist. The two form a passionate friendship that offers the promise of escaping their mundane everyday life.
A domestic epic that reconciles feminism with femininity. Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Film
Attending this screening will count toward a raffle to win a trip for two to Tahiti or Paris offered by Frenchbee. To qualify you need to attend 4 events of AF Silicon Valley Ciné-Club or Salons.
The bilingual introduction and the discussion will be led by Hélène Laroche Davis, Professor of Film Studies.
Introduction by Hélène Laroche Davis, PhD followed by movie
Q & A - Bilingual discussion
Emerson School 2800 W. Bayshore, Palo Alto. Entrance to the Ciné-Club is at the back of the school,
accessible from the end of the parking lot behind the building.
Alliance Française Silicon Valley
14107 Winchester Blvd. Suite T,
Los Gatos, CA 95032