Blue is the Warmest Color

March 16, 2016 (Wednesday) / 7:00 pm

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.