Saturday, July 27, 2019
1:30 pm–3:25 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-07-27 13:30:00 2019-07-27 15:25:00 In Safe Hands, 7/27/2019, 1:30 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Directed by Jeanne Herry (France/Belgium, 2018, 110 min.). French with English subtitles.

Abandoned at birth, baby Theo’s uncertain future lies in the hands of the child welfare services. Jean (Gilles Lellouche), who is no stranger to the foster system, is given the responsibility of temporarily looking after Theo, while members of the adoption agency have the difficult task of finding him a home. Meanwhile, Alice (Élodie Bouchez) is unable to have children of her own, but has never stopped fighting to be a mother. Before long, the paths of all three become intertwined.


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Wheelchair accessible

With English subtitles

Past Dates and Times

Saturday, July 27, 2019

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The Boston French Film Festival is coordinated by Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film and Video, Katherine Irving, and Alexis Weinrich.

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