SCREENING: The 400 Blows
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SCREENING: The 400 Blows

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Embassy of France in the United States

4101 Reservoir Road Northwest

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 AT 7:00 PM

at La Maison Française - Embassy of France

4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC

FREE ADMISSION

Parking available on Reservoir Road and across the street at Georgetown University Hospital's pay lot.

SECURITY RULES: A reservation on Eventbrite is mandatory, attendees must have a Government issued photo ID in order to enter the Embassy.

NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT RESERVATION OR PROPER ID

Name on reservation must match ID.

Due to strict security measures, please arrive on time, doors will be closed at 7 p.m. sharp.

Please allow some extra time to get through the security checkpoint.


THE 400 BLOWS/LES 400 COUPS BY FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT
1959 - France - 93 min

In French with English subtitles

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy present the 1959 film The 400 Blows by François Truffaut.

Paris, late fifties. Antoine Doinel is a misunderstood adolescent that cannot do anything right. His parents and teachers have labelled him a troublemaker. His challenging home life and disciplinary issues at school lead to his repeated running away and eventually quitting school. He lands in a home for troubled youths where psychiatrists attempt to understand his behavior. This classic, inspired by Truffaut's own childhood, is recognized as one of the major films of the French New Wave.


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This screening by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States is made possible through a generous support from TV5 Monde and the French-American Cultural Foundation.

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