Embassy of France: Screening of Les mains libres (Free Hands)
Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 PM
Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW

Screening of Les mains libres (Free Hands)

France - 2010 - 100 min - 35 mm / Directed by Brigitte Sy / In French with English subtitles

Barbara is a filmmaker who has been working in the prison environment for a few years now. She is preparing a film written and directed by long-term inmates in a prison located in the projects around Paris. Twice a week, Barbara goes to the prison where she shoots interviews with the inmates which will serve as a basis for the writing of their screenplay. But Barbara has encountered Michel, one of the inmates of the group. Their love affair will lead her to break the law.


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