Benalto Film Series: Tout Va Bien with Joshua LaBure

Benalto Film Series: Tout Va Bien with Joshua LaBure

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Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

Benson Theatre

6:30 PM



Running Time: 2.5 hours

Date: Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

Join us for our next installment of the Benalto Film Series, bringing the classics back to life with screenings of classic films, curated by local filmmakers, movie buffs, and historians. After the screening they will lead us through conversation and audience talk backs on the films that made Hollywood blossom.


This month local documentarian and filmmaker, Joshua Labure, presents Tout Va Bien.


Tout Va Bien is a 1972 French-Italian political drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and collaborator Jean-Pierre Gorin, starring Jane Fonda and Yves Montand. It was released in the United States under the title All’s Well and internationally under the title Just Great.
The Godard/Gorin collaboration continued with the featurette Letter to Jane as a postscript to Tout va bien.

Who Can Come? Tout Va Bien is not rated, but contains themes and dialogue that may go over younger children’s heads or leave them disengaged. We recommend 16 & older for this screening, but trust guardians to make the best decisions for those in their care. For more information about the film’s content, check out an excerpt from the French documentary La Politique et le Bonheur: George Kiejman directed by Patrick Camus in which the director of Tout Va Bien, Jean-Luc Godard discusses for whom a film like Tout Va Bien is made.

Joshua LaBure is a filmmaker, podcaster, entrepenuer, and host of KIOS at the Movies and Amibiology. He’s passionate about minimalist design and the art of film.

Joshua will be joined by Breht O’Shae, host of the popular podasts RevLeft Radio and Red Menace exploring left wing/marxist history.

Parking Information:

There is a loading zone directly in front of the theatre that you are welcome to use to drop off passengers or theatre patrons. Please observe that you cannot remain in the loading zone for more than 3 minutes. If you require assistance unloading or helping patrons inside, please feel free to ask at our Box Office when you arrive.

Parking for Benson Theatre shows is available in the following locations:

Cavanaugh Law Offices: This parking lot is available weekends and weekdays after 5 PM. It’s located behind the theatre (north) at 6035 Binney Street. When parking is available, you will see a Benson Theatre parking sign at the edge of the lot.

CHI Health Clinic:  This parking lot is available Monday-Friday after 6 PM and Saturday-Sunday after 3 PM. It’s located in the southwest of the theatre at 2734 N. 61st Street. When parking is available, you will see a Benson Theatre parking sign at the edge of the lot.

Public Parking Lot: A free public parking lot is located at 2729 N 61st Street. This lot is first come, first serve and is not managed by Benson Theatre. Please obey the parking lot signage when using this lot.

On-Street Parking: Benson also has on-street parking with some restrictions. There is a 2-hour maximum from 8 AM-5 PM on Maple Street and Military Avenue. There is no parking allowed on these streets between 2 AM-6 AM. 

Please note: The lot directly behind the theatre is not open for theatre parking. This lot is the property of Haney Shoe Store (located off Binney street in the back of Haney’s Shoe Store and Virtuoso Pizza).

We also highly recommend and encourage the use of carpooling to events with friends and family and multimodal transportation to reduce the difficulty in finding parking for an event. On weekend evenings especially, we suggest arriving at least 30 minutes early to allow ample time to find parking. Once you’re here, you can always hit one of the amazing restaurants for a pre-show bite or grab a drink at our lobby bar before the show!


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