Fanny’s Journey

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Thursday, February 28 2019

Greenville One Center

Based on a true story, this is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, the story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and lets herself fear no one. In 1943, 13-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive, the caretakers desperately organize the departure of a group of children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own in the middle of the journey, these 11 children, led by Fanny, do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom.


Movie details

Running time: 94 minutes

Language: French (with English subtitles)

Country of Origin: France/Belgium

Community Partner: Michelin North America


The evening begins...

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6:00 p.m. doors open and reception begins

Enjoy the start of your journey to France with complimentary assorted French mini pastries and a coffee bar catered by Bagatelle Caterers. We look forward to seeing you with this sweet greeting.

6:45 p.m. – Eric Goldman, Ph.D. presents “The Jewish Story as Represented in World Cinema”

Eric Goldman is a noted film historian and educator who lectures on Jewish, Yiddish, and Israeli cinema. Dr. Goldman is adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University; he also teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Streicker Center/Skirball Academy for Adult Jewish Learning in New York. 

7:00-8:30 p.m. – Premier of Fanny’s Journey 

Introduction to movie presented by Dr. Bill Allen, Furman University Professor of French.

8:30 p.m. – Q&A with Eric Goldman, Ph.D. 


Purchase your tickets to Fanny’s Journey and we’ll see you there!

  • Adult: $25

  • Student (middle school - college): $15

  • Festival Pass (all 3 films): $60