A tribute to May '68
Flix it at the OCC 2017-2018
31 MAY 2018
17:00 The Firemen's Ball (Horí, má panenko, 1967) Miloš Forman
19:00 Peppermint Frappé (1967) Carlos Saura
21:00 Godard Mon Amour (Le Redoutable) (2017) Michel Hazanavicius
With English subtitles
A tribute to the French May of '68 which left a mark on a whole era, changing the world and cinema forever. We will watch two films which did not make it to the eventful Festival de Cannes, as well as the new film-tribute to Jean-Luc Godard.
OCC Friends presale: from 11 MAY 2018, 17:00
General presale: from 16 MAY 2018, 12:00
Full price: 5 € | Combo 3 movies: 10 €
Reduced, OCC's Friends, Neighbourhood residents, Unemployed, People with disabilities, Companions: 4 € | Combo 3 movies: 8 €
Groups 5+ people: 3 €
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Godard Mon Amour (Le Redoutable)Peppermint FrappéThe Firemen's Ball (Horí, má panenko)
Cinema constituted one of the protagonists of May '68. For many people, the first true conflicts with the government led by de Gaulle took place a few months earlier, in March, when French filmmakers, with the support of the international cinematic scene, took over the Cinémathèque Française, protesting against the removal of its director and restless guardian of the country’s cinematic heritage, Henri Langlois. At a moment in time which will always be remembered, François Truffault, Jean-Luc Godard, Louis Malle, Roman Polanski and other outstanding creators managed to disrupt the Festival de Cannes, denunciating it as a “regime”.
On the occasion of these two events which left their mark on a whole era, changing the world and cinema of forever, we will watch again two characteristic films which never made it to the Festival de Cannes in 1968, because of its disruption due to the events of May; the emblematic The Firemen's Ball by Miloš Forman (who passed away a few days ago) and Peppermint Frappé by Carlos Saura, which Pedro Almodóvar always mentions as one of the films that had an impact on him. Together, in a “revolutionary” triple bill, we will watch the Greek premiere of Godard Mon Amour (Le Redoutable) by Michel Hazanavicius, which narrates the events of the era as they really happened and, primarily, as they were happening inside the head of Jean-Luc Godard.
creditsOrganized by: Flix.gr, Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens
The Firemen's Ball (Horí, má panenko) | Czechoslovakia, 1967 | 73’ | Director: Miloš Forman | Script: Miloš Forman, Jaroslav Papousek, Ivan Passer | Production: Rudolf Hájek | Starring: Vaclav Stockel, Josef Svet, Jan Vostrcil, Josef Kolb, Frantisek Debelka, Josef Sebanek | Cinematography: Miroslav Ondricek | Montage: Miroslav Hajek | Music by: Karel Mares
Peppermint Frappé | Spain, 1967 | 92΄ | Director: Carlos Saura | Script: Carlos Saura, Rafael Azcona, Angelino Fons | Production: Elias Querejeta | Starring: José Luis López Vázquez, Geraldine Chaplin | Music by: Luis de Pablo | Cinematography: Luis Cuadrado | Montage: Pablo G del Amo
Godard Mon Amour (Le Redoutable) | France, 2017 | 107΄ | Director: Michel Hazanavicius | Script: Michel Hazanavicius | Production: Florence Gastud, Michel Hazanavicius, Riad Sattouf | Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin, Bérénice Bejo, Micha Lescot, Grégory Gadebois, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Marc Brun Adryan | Cinematography: Guillaume Schiffman | Montage: Jacob Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius