Past Event

Army of Shadows (L'Armee des ombres): Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969, 145 min.

October 19, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. A standby line will form at 6pm. Please be seated by 6:45pm; at that time, any unclaimed seats will be given to guests waiting in the standby line. Free and open to the public. Subtitles are in English. Screening followed by a discussion with Richard Pena and Robert Paxton, moderated by Shanny Peer. Surely the most famous and subtle French production about underground Resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France, told through a compelling thriller story. Support for this series on the CINEMA OF RESISTANCE is provided by the Knapp Family Foundation and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. Additional support provided by our co-sponsors at Columbia: the School of the Arts; MA Program in Film Studies at the School of the Arts; European Institute, Sakip Sabanci Center for Turkish Studies; Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Theory, Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, Committee on Global Thought, and Columbia Global Centers.