Historic Heartland / Athens

Americans in Paris Film Series: “Paris Was a Woman”

Dates : 11/30/17 - 11/30/17
Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602


Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening.

Female artists, writers, photographers, designers and adventurers settled in Paris between the wars. They embraced France and cherished a way of life quite different than the one they left behind. This documentary presents archival footage, music, paintings, literature, and interviews with folks who were there, including Berenice Abbott, Djuna Barnes, Sylvia Beach, Adrienne Monnier, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Colette, Janet Flanner, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce. (1996, NR, 75 min.)

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Thursday: 7:00PM - 8:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking off Site, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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