Cinema Saturday: Roger D’Astous

March 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Museum of Work & Culture
42 South Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
$8/adults, $6/students and seniors
Museum of Work & Culture
Cinema Saturday: Roger D'Astous @ Museum of Work & Culture | Woonsocket | Rhode Island | United States

On Saturday, March 10, the Museum of Work & Culture will present the second installment of its Cinema Saturdays series with a screening of the Québecois documentary, Roger D’Astous. The film will be shown at 1:30 p.m. with English subtitles. The screening is included with the price of MoWC admission ($8/adults, $6/students & seniors, free/children under ten).

This documentary film embarks on a journey throughout the exceptional projects of Roger D’Astous, one of the most important Canadian Architects of the twentieth century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to create a nordic architecture. Once a starchitect of the ’60s, this flamboyant artist then fell from grace before rising again at the dawn of the century.

The series is a part of the Museum’s celebration of Francophonie, a month-long celebration of French language and culture in New England. It is made possible with the support of the Québec Delegation in Boston.

Other Cinema Saturdays will include:

March 17: In Les Loups, Elie, a young woman from the city, comes to a remote North Atlantic island to convalesce and get to know the community. The annual seal hunt is in full swing, and Elie feels both drawn to and repelled by the men engaged in it. Elie’s presence arouses curiosity and mistrust. Maria, the village matriarch and den mother, seeks to uncover the secret reason behind Elie’s visit.

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