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Screening of the Film La Haine

August 13 from 7:00 pm8:30 pm

The Massasoit Film Society, in collaboration with the Massasoit Library, proudly present a screening of the 1995 French film La Haine on Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 pm. The film is in French with English language subtitles and runs for 98 minutes. For a link to participate, email Pelin Kadercan at pkadercan@massasoit.mass.edu.

Mathieu Kassovitz’s contemporary classic offers a hyper realistic portrayal of life in the banlieue. Documenting the 24 hours after a riot lands a friend in intensive care, a trio of young men navigate life on the periphery, wasting time and plotting revenge. Kassovitz’s film sent shockwaves throughout French cinema and society in its treatment of a world beyond the arrondissements. Juxtaposing moments of philosophy and humor against brutality and violence, La Haine’s exploration of institutional violence and the racist legacy of colonialism feels as immediate today as it was 25 years ago.


Accommodation Statement

Massasoit Community College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions related to access for this event, please contact Pelin Kadercan in advance of your participation or visit.

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
7:00 pm–8:30 pm