November 9, 2018 – 7:00 pm
Frist Art Museum Auditorium
Free; first come, first seated
Gaston is a wealthy bon vivant who moves from one mistress to another while spending time with Gigi, his young friend who is learning the ways of Parisian high society. When their platonic relationship begins to change, both Gaston and Gigi must examine their friendship and their predestined roles in society. Filmed on location in the French capital, Gigi captures the elegance and allure of Belle Époque Paris. Gigi won a record-breaking nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Don’t miss this classic musical in original 35 mm Metrocolor!
Popcorn will be provided; visit the FAM café to purchase other snacks and beverages (including beer and wine)
Directed by Vincente Minnelli, 1958. 115 minutes. G. 35 mm.