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BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD - Passport to World Cinema


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD - Passport to World Cinema

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The Philadelphia Film Society and the University of the Arts are proud to present Passport to World Cinema, a handpicked selection of the year's strongest cinema from around the globe. Each of the monthly screenings will include a notable international film title from the recent film festival circuit and a post-screening talkback led by a local film connoisseur. The ongoing partnership, now in its second year, encourages cinematic discussion and film education among local students and audiences via contemporary masterpieces.

About the film

The legendary Fanny Ardant gives one of the best performances of her career as Caroline, an elderly married woman who starts a steamy affair with a much younger instructor from her local seniors' club. She begins to put her new lover first and jeopardize her marriage in this sexy, emotional drama. 

DirectorMarion Vernoux
Cast: Patrick Chesnais, Laurent Lafitte, Fanny Ardant

Country/Year: France 2013

Run time: 
93 minutes 
Official Selection of: Tribeca 2014

Film Discussion led by Steven Rea

Steven Rea has been an Inquirer movie critic since 1992. He was born in London, raised in New York City, and has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Iowa City, Iowa. His column, "On Movies," appears Sundays in Arts & Entertainment, his reviews appear in the Weekend section on Fridays, and his blog,  He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and author of HOLLYWOOD RIDES A BIKE. 



General Admission: $5.00 
PFS Members: FREE 
UArts Current Students & Faculty: FREE

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When & Where

The Gershman Y
401 South Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

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The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS)’s mission is to utilize film’s unique capacity to engage a broad cross-section of the community, while further providing access to powerful films from around the world in order to increase education and understanding. It does so by annually producing a top-tier film festival featuring the best of American and International cinema, programming the Roxy theater, thereby providing daily access to films and experiences from which the Philadelphia community can be further engaged and educated, as well as by offering unique and varied screenings and events throughout the year that furthers the awareness of film as an important form of artistic expression and instrument of cultural change.

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