Brest - Goodbye Cleveland, hello France. The last trip of Major Houts

Screening of the documentary followed by an exchange with the directors, Thursday 14 June 2018 to 18h30.

Programming 2018
  • Thursday 14 of 18:30 à 20:00

Film conference

© Claude Humbert

Claude Humbert found the trunk of Major Houts in an attic. One hundred years later, with Valérie Vitoux, they decide to lead the investigation and to repeat the journey of this American soldier, landed in Brest in the summer 1918 to join the front. The documentary goes back on the history of this major, who as near 125 000 Americans will die in Europe.

Since a few months, the trunk is exposed to the museum as part of the exhibition Razzle dazzle Art counter-attack!

Projection of the documentary followed by an exchange with the directors.

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Thursday June 14 2018 to 18h30

Reservation recommended at 02 98 37 75 51, limited number of places

Access by the museum reception


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