Based on the autobiography of Vera Brittain, this story of young love and the futility of war, stars Alicia Vikander as a British woman who comes of age during World War I when she postpones her studies at Oxford to serve as a nurse in London and abroad.
Date: Saturday, February 20, 9PM
Location: Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall
James Kent began as a documentary director, and won a BAFTA in 2004 for his 90-minute TV film, Single Holocaust: A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz. He went on to direct a number of acclaimed television dramas including The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister in 2009. This made for television story became a hit on the film festival circuit for gay and lesbian films, winning a number of awards. He also directed the acclaimed thriller Inside Men for the BBC The White Queen, a flagship BBC historical drama series. The Thirteenth Tale (starring Vanessa Redgrave and Olivia Colman) for BBC and Heyday Films. Testament of Youth is his first feature film.