IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LSU SCREEN ARTS AND LSU LIBRARIES
SPONSORED BY RADIO BAR, HIGHLAND COFFEES, MJS CAFÉ, AND THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF SWITZERLAND IN ATLANTA
Each year we present the latest award-winning films from across Europe throughout the month of March. Films will feature additional programming 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