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European Film Month presents Becoming Astrid "Unga Astrid" (Sweden)

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European Film Month presents Becoming Astrid "Unga Astrid" (Sweden)

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March 17, 2019 4:30 PM
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Date:
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Time:
4:30 pm
Cost:
$9.50, call for discounts
Rating:
NR
Length:
123 min
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European Film Month

in partnership with LSU Screen arts and LSU Libraries
Sponsored by Radio Bar, Highland Coffees, MJs Café, and the Swiss Consulate of Atlanta

Each year we present the latest award-winning films from across Europe throughout the month of March. Films will feature additional programing from LSU Screen Arts, including the Film School Crash Course before select titles. This year’s event will close with a special screening of IN THE AISLES before the film’s theatrical release.

Each screening will also offer wine, beer, and liquor pairings based on the country being featured.

Becoming Astrid "Unga Astrid" (2018) - Sweden

*Winner Best Foreign Language Feature at the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival

Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Writer: Kim Fupz Aakeson
Actors: Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, Maria Bonnevie

Depicting the early years of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, the world's third most-translated children's writer, credited for more than 100 books, including the beloved "Pippi Longstocking,"

“Getting kids excited about films with subtitles can be a challenge, but this one is worth the trip, as long as viewers understand who Astrid will eventually become and why she's significant.” – Common Sense Media

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend performances. Please carefully consider whether a performance is appropriate for children before planning to attend.