An adaptation of Nobel laureate Annie Ernaux’s novel L’Événement, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s.
Organised by Professor Ève Morisi (St Hugh’s College, Oxford).
With the support of St Hugh’s College and the Maison Française d’Oxford.
This screening is part of a series of events organised by Professor Ève Morisi, following the award of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Annie Ernaux in December 2022. The series also includes a screening of the documentary The Super 8 Years (Oxford Curzon Cinema, 8 June, 4pm, followed by a Q&A with director David Ernaux-Briot), an exhibition entitled Annie Ernaux, Nobel Laureate: Class, Gender, and Life-Writing (St Hugh’s College, 8 June-8 November 2023), and an international colloquium on Annie Ernaux: Writing, Politics (9 June, St Hugh’s College, Oxford).