Tuesday, July 1, 2014

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL








Join us for our popular International Film Festival on Tuesday evenings at 6:45 pm during the months of July and August.  We screen a mix of current and classic international films from around the world.  All films contain English subtitles.



JULY 1, 2014
NO (2012) (118 min.) Rated R
A young Chilean advertising executive gets involved in a political campaign to unseat the dictator Augusto Pinochet.  Starring Gael Garcia Bernal. IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JULY 8. 2014
WADJDA (2012) (97 min.) Rated PG
This groundbreaking  film about a young girl wanting to buy herself a bicycle (forbidden) was shot surreptitiously in Saudi Arabia. IN ARABIC WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES


JULY 15, 2014
AMOUR (2012) (127 min.) Rated PG-13
Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant star as an elderly couple who must deal with the challenges of caregiving when the wife suffers a debilitating stroke. IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JULY 22, 2014
THE STORY OF THE WEEPING CAMEL (2003) (93 min.) Rated PG
This heartwarming film follows the tribulations of a family of nomads who try to save a calf when its camel mother rejects it.  IN MONGOLIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JULY 29. 2014
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (1978) (95 min.) Rated R
This film about a gay man who attempts to pose as straight for the benefit of his son’s future in-laws was an international comedy sensation.  Remade as both a Hollywood movie and a Broadway show.  IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES



AUGUST 5, 2014
GLORIA (2013) (110 min.) Rated R
A middle-aged divorcee is enjoying the single life until she is swept off her feet by a dashing naval officer. Starring Paulina Garcia. IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

AUGUST 12, 2014
THE BOAT IS FULL (1981) (104 min.) Rated PG
This film is a powerful story of rescue and redemption as a group of refugees sneak into Switzerland during World War II.  Their ability to stay rests on the shoulders of a young boy. IN GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

AUGUST 19, 2014
8 WOMEN (2002) (111 min.) Rated R
A gaggle of mothers, wives, daughters, maids, and mistresses gather for a holiday homecoming at their country mansion -- and end up having to solve a murder-mystery -- in this musical-comic homage to studio-era "women's pictures" from acclaimed French director Fran├žois Ozon. Starring Catherine Deneuve.  IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

AUGUST 26, 2014
FILL THE VOID (2012) (90 min.) Rated PG\
A devout eighteen year old Israeli girl is pressured to marry her recently widowed brother-in-law.  This film is a captivating and engrossing love story set in an orthodox religious community in Tel Aviv.  IN HEBREW WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES