Review: Happening

Written and directed by Audrey Diwan, co-written by Marcia Romano and based on the novel of the same name by Annie Ernaux. In 1963, student Anne has a bright future ahead of her, but her dreams of finishing her studies is shattered when she becomes pregnant. As her final exams approach, Anne decides to take matters into her own hands. Starring: Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Luàna Bajrami, Louise Orry-Diquéro, Louise Chevillotte, Pio Marmaï, Anna Mouglalis and Sandrine Bonnaire.

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Review: Paris, 13th District

Written and directed by Jacques Audiard, co-written by Nicolas Livecchi, Léa Mysius and Céline Sciamma, Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy, they’re friends, sometimes lovers and often both. Starring: Lucie Zhang, Makita Samba, Noémie Merlant, Jehnny Beth and Oceane Cairaty.

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Review: The Torch

Directed by Jim Farrell, at 83, Chicago legend Buddy Guy remains the standard bearer for the blues, an icon determined to see the art form live on long after he’s gone. Guy reflects on his legacy and passes along the blues lessons he received from legends Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. Also starring: Quinn Sullivan, Carlos Santana, Derek Trucks, Joe Bonamassa and Susan Tedeschi.

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