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FILM: The Guardians (Free Student Screening)

The Guardians
December 08, 2019
5 pm - 7 pm

Dec 5-8  |  France, 2017  |  Xavier Beauvois  |  French language  |  138 min

FREE STUDENT SCREENING  Sunday, Dec 8  |  5 pm

The Guardians is an intimate, elegantly made and quietly emotional family story filled with characters whose lives we sink into, feeling the hope, the sadness, the sorrow, and the joy right along with those on the screen. The setting is World War I, on the Paridier family farm. With husbands, sons, and brothers all shipped off to combat, it is up to the matriarch, Hortense Paridier, to run the show, plowing the fields and reaping the crops with the help of her daughter, Solange, and a brand-new farmhand, Francine, whom she brings on during the harvest season. Director Xavier Beauvois (Of Gods and Men) devotes significant screen time to depict the struggle of these while women while capturing the beautiful pastoral setting in richly composed widescreen. The Guardians is a serious-minded and powerful portrait of women getting by in a world where all the men are either gone or have gone mad. IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6213362/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2


Welcome to the 2019-2020 Foreign Film Series. The 38th consecutive season of the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series (FFS) includes 15 internationally acclaimed films, including: Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave classic Breathless (France, 1960); Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters (Japan, 2018), which won Best Picture at the 2019 Asian Film Awards; and Secret Ingredient (North Macedonia, 2017), selected as North Macedonia’s 2019 Oscar submission and an impressive first feature from director Gjorce Stavreski. The other films in the program have been recognized for excellence in numerous international film festivals and competitions around the world such as the Sundance Film Festival, the European Film Awards, and the Cannes Film Festival.


Season subscription only. Students are FREE with ID on Sundays at 5 pm.

Visit the box office online (tickets link below) or call campus concierge: 262-595-2307


Thursday 7:30 pm
Friday 7:30 pm
Saturday 5 pm and 8 pm
Sunday 2 pm and 5 pm

Foreign language films are subtitled, and subtitles are used on English language films when available.


Student Center Cinema
900 Wood Rd. 
Kenosha, WI 53144
Parking: Lot A

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Student Center

The Student Center is a place to grab a quick bite, meet a friend for coffee, hold a meeting or simply sit in a comfortable chair and study. It also houses Academic offices such as Admissions, New Student Services, and the Student Involvement Center.

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