Thursday’s event pick: “In the Shadow of Women” at the Austin Film Society

"In the Shadow of Women" is a French-Swiss drama that showed at the Cannes Film Festival last year. BS Productions.

“In the Shadow of Women” is a French-Swiss drama that showed at the Cannes Film Festival last year. BS Productions.

Just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, the Austin Film Society is screening “In the Shadow of Women,” the newest flick from French director Philippe Garrel (who’s also directed such films as “Regular Lovers” and “I Can No Longer Hear the Guitar”).

It’s a simple but profound tale about an unraveling romance of an ordinary Parisian couple, making some astute observations about gender double standards along the way.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday. $10. The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.


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