March 1, 2023
Please join us for a film screening of Happening -- an award winning 2021 film based on Annie Ernaux's 2000 book by the same name.
This award-winning film directed by Audrey Diwan is based on Annie Ernaux's 2000 book by the same name. The timely exploration of reproductive rights focuses on Anne, "a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. When she falls pregnant in 1960s France, where abortion is illegal, she resolves to act, no matter the risk." The film is in French with English subtitles. A Q&A session will follow at 8:45 pm, co-moderated by Professor Nathalie Froloff, Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Université Paris-Sorbonne, and Professor Katie Oliviero, Chair and Associate Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Dickinson.