Fri, Feb 18|
Arthouse at Blue Star
2/18: The Story of a Three Day Pass , 7 PM
An African American soldier stationed in France is granted a promotion and a three-day leave from base. He finds whirlwind romance with a white woman in Paris — but what happens to their love when his furlough is over?
Time & Location
Feb 18, 2022, 7:00 PM
Arthouse at Blue Star, 134 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204, USA
About the Event
(1968) 87 minutes
Directed by Melvin Van Peebles Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy, angsty, romantic first feature could never have been made in America. Unable to break into a segregated Hollywood, Van Peebles decamped to France, taught himself the language, and wrote a number of books in French, one of which, La permission, would become his stylistically innovative feature debut. Turner, an African American soldier stationed in France, is granted a promotion and a three-day leave from base by his casually racist commanding officer and heads to Paris, where he finds whirlwind romance with a white woman — but what happens to their love when his furlough is over?
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