French Film Festival: Diplomacy
Volker Schlondorff’s film, Diplomacy, reenacts the tense negotiations of August 1944 to prevent the retreating Nazis from blowing up the iconic monuments of the city of Paris. This is the third feature of the CinéCola / Tournées Festival, the Midlands’ annual series of recent French and Francophone films. Presented by USC’s professor Jeff Persels and preceded by Jean-Jean Arnoux’s animated short, Bankruptcy. Tuesday, October 27 at 7 PM in Columbia College’s Cottingham Theatre. Free.