Now that the school year is back in session, Innis Town Hall at the University of Toronto is home to a weekly series of free screenings hosted by the Cinema Studies Students Union (CINSSU). Previously, they have showcased works from legendary directors Roman Polanski, Alfred Hitchcock and Stephen Spielberg. This week, it’s Francois Truffaut’s turn. His debut feature as director, The 400 Blows, screens Friday October 5, 2012, at 7:00 pm.
The film stars Truffaut favourite Jean-Pierre Leaud as Antoine, a misfit child who is unhappy with life and can’t catch a break. The 1959 film is a poignant study of adolescence and is considered a classic of the French New Wave. As a part of Free Friday Films presented by CINSSU, it’s a can’t miss.
Where: Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex avenue)
When: Friday, October 5, 2012 — 7:00 pm
Info: For more information, visit the CINSSU website.
Jordan Moffatt is a person living in Toronto. He is an improviser, actor, writer and graduate of the University of Ottawa. His favourite Indiana Jones film is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He was the third string point guard of his high school basketball team.
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