The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
Coastal Carolina University’s War & Society Film Series presents a screening of the 1999 Luc Besson film, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc November 14 at 5 p.m. in the Coastal Theater. Starring Milla Jovovich as Joan, this film begins with the young girl witnessing the atrocities of the English against her country during the Hundred Years’ War (1337-1453). Joan is depicted having visions at age 13 that inspire her to go to battle and lead her people to victory. Following the screening, Brian Nance, CCU professor of history, provides the historical context in a discussion on 15th-century Europe. Free.