Frostburg State University's 2000-2001 International Film Series continues with "La Cage aux Folles" on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Lane Center room 201. The series is sponsored by Center Stage and the Lane Center & Campus Activities.
Also known as "Birds of a Feather," this 1978 French comedy inspired the hit movie "The Birdcage" starring Robin Williams. The original film features the predicament faced by two gay men, Renato and Albin, when Renato's beloved son Laurent announces his impending marriage.
Renato and Albin, who have lived happily together for 20 years in St. Tropez and co-own the La Cage aux Folles, a nightclub featuring Albin's act as the drag queen "Zaza," agree to disguise their relationship for one night, when they agree to meet Laurent's fiancée Andrea's pompous and conservative parents.
However, their good intentions are unable to prevent what turns into an evening of hilarious havoc.
This and future film series showings are free and open to the public. "La Cage aux Folles" is in French with English subtitles and runs for just over an hour and a half.
For information, contact the Lane Center Information Desk at 301-687-4411.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.
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