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About the Film

Directors: Olivier Assayas
Actors: Lola Créton and Clément Métayer

Set in the aftermath of the cultural and political upheavals of May '68, this film tells the story of a group of young Europeans exploring their artistic, romantic and political awakening. The film is also an ode to a thrilling, evanescent moment in history when young people could feel revolution just within their grasp. Actress Lola Créton won the Revelation César for this film while director Olivier Assayas won for Best Screenplay at the Venice Film Festival.

The screening will conclude with an open discussion led by our in-house film expert, Barbara Bouquegneau.

Above: © MK2. A Sundance Selects release.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of L’exposition coloniale by Érik Orsenna.

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Opening

May '68 Revisited

Special Series Opening

Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

The French Cultural Center will host a reception to inaugurate the winter/spring series of May ’68 events. Our partners from Harvard and Northeastern universities will be on hand to highlight their activities, events and why they believe the seminal events of 50 years ago remain crucial to examine today.

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Exhibition

May '68: When Paris Erupted in Protest

Exhibition of photos by Marc Riboud

From Feb 2, 2018 To Feb 28, 2018

On May 3, 1968, Parisian students took to the street in protests that spread throughout France, quickly engulfing offices, factories and other places of work. This exhibition of works by the late French photographer Marc Riboud reminds us of both the passions of the moment and of the enigmatic playfulness that striking students and workers frequently displayed.

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