Blue is the Warmest Color

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Blue is the Warmest Color

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.


Screening is free and open to the public.