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SGS Summer Film Festival: Intouchables

July 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Free and open to the public

Speaker: 
David Laitin

When an eccentric French aristocrat becomes a becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, he hires a young immigrant ex-con from the projects to be his caregiver. Based on a true story, this uplifting drama depicts an unlikely friendship between two individuals who, on the surface, have nothing in common. Directed by Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano (France, 2011).

Q&A to follow with David Laitin, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.

These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 28 to September 13. This year's festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme of “Finding Place: Immigration, Refugees, & Borders Across the World.” For more information on the film festival, please visit SGS Summer 2017 Film Festival

Event Sponsor: 
The Europe Center, Stanford Global Studies Division
Contact Email: 
sgs_information@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-9317