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  • 100 min
  • France
  • Society
  • 5 Screenings

The year is 1963. Anne is a talented student at the end of her studies about to finally break free from the same fate as her family, struggling under the harsh conditions of working class life.

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What could jeopardise this life she wants to live, however, is the fact that she becomes pregnant at a time when unwanted pregnancy is a huge taboo, abortion is illegal and can actually result in severe prison sentences. She is forced to decide what kind of life she wants to create for herself.

The film is based on the autobiographical novel "L'événement" (the Happening) by Annie Ernaux, and made its world premiere to rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival in 2021, winning the Golden Lion.


Tuesday 08. march 20.00 20.00
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Wednesday 09. march 16.00 16.00
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Thursday 10. march 12.00 12.00
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Friday 11. march 13.30 13.30
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Saturday 12. march 18.00 18.00
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Original title L'Événement
Director Audrey Diwan
Year 2020
Length 100 min
Country France
Language French
Subtitles English
Cast Anamaria Vartolomei, Luàna Bajrami, Kacey Mottet-Klein