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Film Screening: L’événement (Happening)
February 17 @ 7:00 pm
Friday, February 17, 2023
7:00 pm at UWM Union Cinema
Audrey Diwan, Blu-ray, 100 min
France, 2021 (French)
Golden Lion, 2021 Venice Festival
Adapted from Annie Ernaux’ 2020 eponymous novel recounting her traumatic recourse to an illegal abortion. In 1963, Anne the social renegade daughter of working-class parents faces the dilemma of risking her life and aborting or having the baby and sacrificing her future in a race against time, a few months before sitting for her final exams at university.
Presented as part of the Albertine Cinémathèque program