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Dec 16
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Uptown Flicks Goes Downtown Rendez-Vous by French Wink 25 Greene Street New York, NY 10013
Dec 16
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The Unknown Girl Avalon Theater 5612 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20015

Debacles by Marion Aubert

In DEBACLES, matters of real gravity—French resistance efforts during the Second World War— unfold in scenes that would be unbearably sad if anyone could see things for what they really are. Instead, events are strangely funny. Borne aloft by dreams and delusions about their role in history, Aubert’s characters—who are realistically sketched precisely because they are so cartoonish—alternately talk right past each other and rush headlong into disaster. When tragedy and farce coincide, mankind’s saving grace is oblivion. Evil may be banal, but goodness is stupid—and so, just maybe, it will ultimately prevail.

Translated by Kimberly Jannarone Erik Butler
Directed by Lisa Rothe
Featuring: Maxwell Eddy, Torsten Hillhouse, Kathryn Kates, Susan Louise O’Connor, Daniel Pearce, Lilia Rubin, Nick Smerkanich and Michael Tisdale.

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