The 400 Blows
Zero for ConductJean Vigo, 1933
See Truffaut at his best along with an influential classic in one evening.
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)