Cornell Cinema is holding a special showing of the 2017 French film, Memoir of War directed by Emmanuel Finkiel, as a part of their Francophone Film Festival. The film is based on the book La Douleur by writer Marguerite Duras, which detailed her life under the Nazi occupation and Liberation of Paris. It focuses on the frenzied time of her life when she was waiting her husband's return from a German concentration camp. The film features the vibrant cast of Mélanie Thierry, Benoît Magimel, Benjamin Biolay, and numerous others. The showing begins at 7 p.m. Cornell Cinema will have a second showing of the film on Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. Ticket prices may vary for this event. For more information, visit Cornell Cinema's website.