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Houston Jewish Film Festival: Simone: Woman of the Century

WOMEN’S NIGHT  
Simone: Woman of the Century
Wednesday, March 27 | 7:30 PM 
Drama | Directed by Oliver Dahan
2022 | France | French, with English subtitles | 135 Min. | Kaplan Theatre

Consul General of France in Houston Valérie Baraban in attendance 

Renowned French stateswoman and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil led the fight for the legalization of abortion, women’s rights and prisoner rights as she rose to lead France’s health ministry. Director Olivier Dahan chronicles Simone’s remarkable, decades-spanning career as a human rights campaigner, feminist and first female president of the European Parliament in this intimate and epic portrait of an extraordinary woman who transformed her era defending a humanist message still relevant today.

Join us with friends for French wine and cheese before the film at 6:45 PM. 
Reception sponsored by Elise Sheppard

Patron Sponsors: Maida Asofsky; Shelley and Matt Stein

Community Partners: Women of Beth Israel

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Wednesday, March 27 @ 7:30 pm

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Wednesday, March 27
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Organizer

Amy Rahmani
Email:
arahmani@erjcchouston.org

Venue

Kaplan Theatre @ the J
5601 S. Braeswood
Houston, TX 77096
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Phone:
7137293200