In the midst of midterm season, everyone at Brown makes the desperate dash between class, Starbucks and the SciLi all weekend in their attempts to finish everything on schedule. It’s only healthy to break free of the routine and enjoy Providence in the (almost) springtime! Close your laptop, your textbook and your Facebook and check out the local scene! This week, we have a wide variety of events to suit a range of interests, so there’s no excuse to stay on the Hill (not even that Stats exam).
1. Providence French Film Festival
When: Saturday and Sunday: 12, 2, 4:15, 6:30 and 9 p.m.
Where: Cable Car Cinema
The nearly two-week-long French Film Festival, which is presented by Brown, ends this weekend! From 12 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, you can drop by Cable Car Cinema and see a celebrated French film for only $7. Films vary from documentaries like Les Invisibles (The Invisibles), which follows the lives of homosexuals in France who paved the way to social justice, to witty comedies such as Le sens de l’humour (Sense of Humor), which tells the story of two comedians who are kidnapped by a serial killer in Quebec. You don’t need a beret or baguette to enjoy these French masterpieces, we unofficially recommend both. Continue Reading