International Film Forum: The Happening

30 January 2023

The Happening [L’événement] (Audrey Diwan, 2021, France, 100 min.)

French Film Festival [through the Albertine Cinémathèque]

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… (Venice Biennale)

Supported by: Albertine Cinematheque, a program of FACE Foundation and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Americain

poster for 1.23