The 400 Blows
Zero for ConductJean Vigo, 1933
Truffaut's enduring classic The 400 Blows follows the filmmaker's young alter ego, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud), as he copes with an unhappy home life and boredom at school while trying to stay out of trouble on the streets of Paris. A direct influence on Truffaut, Zero for Conduct is Jean Vigo's portrayal of the traumas of a boys' boarding school, cast from his own memories. (41 mins., 35mm)
Second film start time: 8:50 PM.
Special offer: Bring your ticket stub from any Summer Abroad film to the Surly Girl Saloon in the Short North this summer and receive a 15% discount on food purchases (Sun-Thu). You can also sample cool cocktails inspired by these movies.
Admission$7 students (tickets required)