History & Heritage
Film: Friends from France (Les Interdits)
Multicultural - Film/Video
Sunday, January 21, 2018
1:30 PM-4:00 PM
2013, 1h 41m, in French, English and Russian, with English subtitles, rated R
A powerful French film set in the late Soviet era about dissidents and refuseniks Jews harassed by the state for wanting to emigrate and two young French people who go behind the Iron Curtain to try to help. They discover an unknown world, brutal and absurd, and quickly realize they are in over their heads with this clandestine and dangerous mission.
This film was featured at the Boston Jewish Film Festival 2016, and a representative from BJFF will be present to introduce the film and lead a discussion.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling the Museum: 978.598.5000 x121 or at the door.
Cost: $8 members, $12 nonmembers
Sponsored by: Ballets Russes Art Initiative
Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School
Last Modified: December 30, 2017 at 2:05 PM