Monday, May 7, 2012

PAST: FILM: BloomScreen and the Alliance Française present "The Snows of Kilimanjaro on TUES, May 7th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm, All ages, by donation, $10 suggested, Popcorn and refreshments provided

BloomScreen and the Alliance Française present: The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Tuesday, May 7th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
All ages, by donation, $10 suggested
Popcorn and refreshments provided

Bloombars, in association with the Alliance Française of Washington DC, is proud to present monthly films which highlight the best of Francophone culture. Q&A moderated by Marc-Antoine Percier of the Alliance Française after the screening.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Les neiges du Kilimandjaro) (2011, 107 min, drama, French with English subtitles), by Robert Guédiguian – After a traumatic experience in their home, a trade unionist and his wife question the turn their lives have taken. (view trailer)

"Trade unionist and avowed socialist, Michel (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) is freshly unemployed thanks to his company’s downsizing at the shipyards where he has worked for years. Despite the setback, Michel lives happily with his wife – Marie-Claire, and he cherishes his children and grandchildren. Their relative bliss is destroyed completely after a violent break-in at their home. The incident causes them to question the turns that their lives have taken over the years – have they become too comfortable, too middle class? Have they become exactly like those rich people they used to fight?"

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