This is Our Land | Chez Nous

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Film:

This is Our Land | Chez Nous

Showtimes:

Saturday Mar 31 04:00 PM
Sunday Apr 01 07:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 03 01:00 PM
Wednesday Apr 04 07:30 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


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About the Film:

Part of European Cinema 2018.

Directed by Lucas Belvaux. France | Belgium. 2017. 118 min. In French with English subtitles.
Described as France’s most controversial film of 2017, this is the fictionalized story of a working-class single mother’s political awakening. Pauline, a self-employed nurse in a mining district in the north of France, raises her two children and cares for her father, a left-wing steelworker. Devoted and generous, her patients love her and count on her—yet nobody sees that Pauline, who finds herself facing an increasingly harsh social reality, is slowly embarking on a path that no one in her family has taken before. Pauline confronts the realities of her divided community as the rising nationalist party, led by a Marine Le Pen look-alike, makes her its mayoral candidate in the local elections. The Hollywood Reporter predicted “it will inspire spirited audience discussion in cinema lobbies—and beyond.”

Read The Atlantic article "Inside the Most Controversial Movie of the Moment."

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