THURSDAY DECEMBER 4th - ISTITUTO FRANCESE
PREMIER NOËL DANS LES TRANCHÉES
A Film by Michaël Gaumnitz (France, 2005, 52')
Istituto Francese - 8.00 pm
August 1914. The war begins. Christmas 1914: in the trenches the soldiers, even if enemies, know they suffer the same pain. In Christmas some of them "fraternize". Less than six months from the beginning of the conflict the fraternization highlights the horror the absurdity.