Join Dr. Caitlin McGrath (Executive Director, Old Greenbelt Theatre) for CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 – a contemplative exploration of mortality and despair written and directed by Agnès Varda. This event will include an introduction, full-length screening, and post-film discussion, as well as complimentary popcorn and fountain drink.
Presented in the Screening Room. Registration capped at 25.Film synopsis: Selfish pop singer Cléo (Corinne Marchand) has two hours to wait until the results of her biopsy come back. After an ominous tarot card reading, she visits her friends, all of whom fail to give her the emotional support she needs. Wandering around Paris, she finally finds comfort talking with a soldier in a park. On leave from the Algerian War, his troubles put hers in perspective. As they talk and walk, Cléo comes to terms with her selfishness, finding peace before the results come back.