SCREENING: THELMA

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Event:
SCREENING: THELMA
Date:
January 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Cost:
10.00
Category:
Organizer:
Tickets
Updated:
December 22, 2017
Venue:
Rice Media Center
Address:
2030 University Blvd. at Stockton Drive (Entrance 8), Houston, TX, United States

CO-PRESENTED BY QFEST, DIVERSEWORKS, & HOUSTON CINEMA ARTS SOCIETY AT RICE MEDIA CENTER

THELMA
Directed by Joachim Trier
(2017; Norway/France/Denmark/Sweden; In Norwegian with English Subtitles)
Screening Courtesy of The Orchard

$10 General Admission (Available online and at the door) 

Ticket Sales Benefit QFest, DiverseWorks, AND Houston Cinema Arts Society!

Thelma, a shy young student, heads off for studies at a university in Oslo, leaving behind the repressive environment of her religious family and her equally small-minded coastal village. One day while studying at the library, Thelma is struck by a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma’s powerful attraction. As the semester continues, Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her intense feelings for Anja – feelings she doesn’t dare acknowledge, even to herself – while at the same time experiencing increasingly more extreme seizures. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with the tragic secrets of her past, and the terrifying implications behind her powers.

PARKING

Paid parking in Rice University West Lot 4 (University Blvd at Stockton Drive, Entrance 8)

Neighborhood Street Parking Available After 4pm. Please READ ALL SIGNS before parking.