In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia
SCREENING: Blue is the Warmest Color (dir. Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013, 179 min.)
In this French romantic coming-of-age drama, a 15-year-old dreams of experiencing her first love, discovering lesbian sexual desire, love, and loss when a blue-haired aspiring painter enters her life. Based on Julie March's 2010 graphic novel Le bleu est une couleur chaude.
The Penn Humanities Forum on Sex concludes its four-part series on Cinema, Censorship, and the Scandal of Sex with this moving love story and its utlimately universal messages of young love.