A showcase of contemporary French cinema, presented in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Screenings are held every 3rd Wednesday at the Avalon and every 2nd Tuesday at the Embassy of France.
Being 17 (nr) 114 min in French with English subtitles
A moving exploration of adolescent sexual awakening from renowned French director André Téchiné (WILD REEDS). Damien and Thomas are French teenagers from very different upbringings who go to the same high school but can’t stand each other. When circumstances bring Damien’s mother Marianne (played by Sandrine Kiberlain) to invite Thomas to live with them, the young men are forced to coexist and work through their emerging attraction and complicated desires.
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