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FILM: Breathless (Free Student Screening)

Foreign Film Series
December 15, 2019
5 pm - 7 pm

Dec 12-15  |  France, 1960  |  Jean-Luc Godard  |  French, English languages  |  90 min

FREE STUDENT SCREENING  Sunday, Dec 15  |  5 pm

It’s been said that there was before-Breathless, and there was after-Breathless. Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in 1960 with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres. The classic French New Wave film, written by François Truffaut, tells the story of a small-time thief turned big-time criminal. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. Roger Ebert: “Modern movies begin here…, no debut film since Citizen Kane has been as influential.” 1961 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, winner: Best Film; 1960 Berlin International Film Festival, winner: Best Director.

IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053472/?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

Purchase Subscription here: https://uwparksidetickets.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx

The Rita Box Office

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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