Bookmark and Share

Event Information

Back to Event Listings
La Haine

La Haine (1995) - French Film Series

November  11, 2014  7:00 PMKetner Auditorium, Queens University of Charlotte Main Campus

Ticket Information

Free and open to the public

Event Details

Sponsored by Academic Affairs and the Community Read Committee

Mathieu Kassovitz took the film world by storm with La haine, a gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and cultural volatility in modern-day France, specifically the low-income banlieue districts on Paris's outskirts. Aimlessly passing their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz (Vincent Cassel), Hubert (Hubert Koundé), and Saïd (Saïd Taghmaoui)-a Jew, an African, and an Arab-give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their marginalization slowly simmering until it reaches a climactic boiling point. A work of tough beauty, La haine is a landmark of contemporary French cinema and a gripping reflection of its country's ongoing identity crisis.

View AllRSS Feed

Related EVENTS

view all
Fall 2014 Non-Profit Internship/Volunteer Fair

Learn about internships and volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector View Event

view all
ELC Tour, Tasting and Social at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Join your ELC colleagues and friends for a private tour and tasting at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery View Event

view all
From Ellis Island to the Queens City: Hispanic Immigration Geography and Charlotte in the 21st Century presented by Dr. Owen J. Furuseth, UNC-Charlotte

Over the past two decades, Charlotte, NC has been experiencing a fundamental demographic restructuring. Traditional economic and social constructs, built around African-American and White populations, have been challenged by a new stream of Hispanic immigrants. View Event

view all
Online Information Session: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Join us to learn about the various Bachelor of Science in Nursing options at Queens. View Event

view all
Online Information Session: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Join us to learn about the various Bachelor of Science in Nursing options at Queens. View Event

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
Latest Tweet