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IWD Gala: Happening (L’evenement) (15)

8 March

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


UK Premiere on International Women's Day.

This screening will be followed by a recorded Q&A with Audrey Diwan.

Audrey Diwan’s outstanding Venice Golden Lion winner could not be more timely or urgent. Based on Annie Ernaux’s memoir, it stars Anamaria Vartolomei as Anne, a French literature student at Angouleme University in the early 1960s. When Anne becomes pregnant, her plans and hopes for the future are thrown into disarray. Abortion is illegal in France, and Anne considers pregnancy 'that illness that turns French women into housewives'. Family and close friends are of little help and as the weeks pass Anne is faced with the awful prospect of having to take drastic action of her own.

Thanks to Picturehouse Entertainment

Additional screenings of Happening

We are also screening Happening on Wednesday 9 March.

Info and Book

  • Director Audrey Diwan
  • Cast Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet-Klein, Sandrine Bonnaire
  • Country France
  • Year of Production 2021
  • Language French with English subtitles
  • Running Time 1h40m
  • Certificate 15
  • Content Warning Discussions of abortion
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