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Interdisciplinary Humanities

Title

Film: 'Joyeux Noel'

Event Start DateFriday, December 3, 2010
Serra Hall, Room 212
Event Start Time7:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CostCost: free
Message

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood. This film dramatizes one such section as the French, Scottish and German sides partake in the unique event, even though they are aware that their superiors will not tolerate its occurrence. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com).

Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

French with English subtitles

View trailer.

ContactSophie Halvin | shalvin@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-4045