Film Screening. A Farewell to Arms (1932)

Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 pm, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Romance drama starring Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, and Adolphe Menjou. A screen adaptation of Hemingway’s novel, the film is about a romantic love affair between an American ambulance driver and an English nurse in Italy during World War I. The film received Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound and was nominated for Best Picture and Best Art Direction.

This event is part of the 2015 KU Common Book event series organized by the KU Office of First Year Experience in collaboration with the KU WWI Centennial Commemoration, 2014-2018, coordinated by the European Studies Program.

The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) has been a national leader for the study of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since 1959. The center is an active member of the KU WWI Centennial Commemoration coordinated by the European Studies Program.