Tue 26 Jun

Simone Veil, Une histoire française

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Special Screenings

Women Shaping the World

52 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 2004 | dir. David Teboul, with Simone Veil, Antoine Veil, Denise Vernay | doc

Haunted by the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps and the loss of her mother, father and brother, French politician Simone Veil showed in the course of her career a profound integrity that led her to champion the European reconciliation and French women’s rights. This documentary looks back over the major battles in her life, providing an opportunity for her to talk about the reasons for her political career and her beliefs.

Screening on the occasion of the burial of Simone Veil in the Pantheon on 1 July

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