Film Socialisme

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Film Socialisme

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia


Film Socialisme 
(dir. Jean-Luc Godard, 2010, 102 min.)

A symphony in three movements set on a Mediterranean luxury cruise ship—a prime symbol of Western capitalism—Film Socialisme is Jean-Luc Godard’s essay on the decline of European civilization. For the internet, Godard created six different trailers to protest film advertising and distribution conditions.

Introduction: Timothy Corrigan, Professor of English, Cinema Studies, and History of Art, Penn

 

Watch Trailer

Screening is free and open to the public. Pre-registration required. Classes welcome, with pre-registration.