Passport to World Cinema – Bright Days Ahead

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Passport to World Cinema - Bright Days Ahead

Date(s) - Wed 4/23
7:30 pm

The Gershman Y

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The Philadelphia Film Society and the University of the Arts are proud to present Passport to World Cinema, a handpicked selection of the year’s strongest cinema from around the globe. Each of the monthly screenings will include a notable international film title from the recent film festival circuit and a post-screening talkback led by a local film connoisseur. The ongoing partnership, now in its second year, encourages cinematic discussion and film education among local students and audiences via contemporary masterpieces.

Join us at Perch Pub (1345 Locust St) from 5-7pm for a pre-screening happy hour!

About the film
The legendary Fanny Ardant gives one of the best performances of her career as Caroline, an elderly married woman who starts a steamy affair with a much younger instructor from her local seniors’ club. She begins to put her new lover first and jeopardize her marriage in this sexy, emotional drama.

Director: Marion Vernoux
Cast: Patrick Chesnais, Laurent Lafitte, Fanny Ardant
Country/Year: France 2013
Language: French
Run time: 93 minutes
Official Selection of: Tribeca 2014

Film Discussion led by Steven Rea

Steven Rea has been an Inquirer movie critic since 1992. He was born in London, raised in New York City, and has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Iowa City, Iowa. His column, “On Movies,” appears Sundays in Arts & Entertainment, his reviews appear in the Weekend section on Fridays, and his blog,  He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and author of HOLLYWOOD RIDES A BIKE.

General Admission: $5.00
PFS Members: FREE
UArts Current Students & Faculty: FREE