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Film Program 2019 / 2020

Program Year: 
2019 / 2020
Film Title: 
Moonrise Kingdom
Director(s): 
Wes Anderson
Film Origin: 
USA
Film Release Year: 
2012
Synopsis: 

On the verge of adolescence, two children run away seeking to explore their feelings of love. Search parties are mobilized, and the New England town in 1965 is turned upside down

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2019-10-04 19:00
Discussant: 
Robert Northey
Film Title: 
The Spirit of the Beehive
Director(s): 
Victor Erice
Film Origin: 
Spain
Film Release Year: 
1973
Synopsis: 

In a rural village in Franco's Spain during the war, the cinema comes to town. Amidst the heavy silence of family life under fascism, this strange arrival sets six-year old Ana on a path of discovery, testing the limits of her small world, and opening onto the threshold of another.

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2019-11-01 19:00
Discussant: 
Cristian Melchiorre
Film Title: 
Eighth Grade
Director(s): 
Bo Burnham
Film Origin: 
USA
Film Release Year: 
2018
Synopsis: 

Kayla, is a thirteen-year old lonely prepubescent girl in struggle between infatuations and rejections in the last week of her eighth grade year, on the cusp of leaving for high school.

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2019-12-06 19:00
Discussant: 
Diamond Allidina
Film Title: 
Cria Cuervos
Director(s): 
Carlos Suara
Film Origin: 
Spain
Film Release Year: 
1976
Synopsis: 

Ana discovers her father in bed with his lover, and subsequently fnds him dead in the same bed. With the added untimely death of her mother, orphaned Ana and her sisters end up at their stern aunt's home. Ana, as witness to the tragedies and traumas of the household, begins to fantasize that she poisoned her father. 

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2020-01-10 19:00
Discussant: 
Philip Cheifetz
Film Title: 
Character
Director(s): 
Mike van Diem
Film Origin: 
Netherlands/Belgium
Film Release Year: 
1998
Synopsis: 

Character, which won best foreign flm award at the Oscars, oozes with feelings of spite and revenge that grow between father and the son he had out of wedlock. This flm sheds light on the impact of tough love on the formation of a young man's personality and motives.

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2020-02-07 19:00
Discussant: 
Mary Eleanor Yack
Film Title: 
Central Station
Director(s): 
Walter Salles
Film Origin: 
Brazil/France
Film Release Year: 
1998
Synopsis: 

Central Station takes us into the relationship that develops between a cynical spinster and an orphaned nine-year old boy. Told without sentimentality, it displays an unpatronizing feel for the poetry of broken lives. 

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2020-03-06 19:00
Discussant: 
Sue Baxt
Film Title: 
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Director(s): 
Steven Spielberg
Film Origin: 
USA
Film Release Year: 
1982
Synopsis: 

This is the most personal movie from Director Steven Spielberg, inspired by his youth. It is a sci-f movie about psychic connection happening between children, a successful portrayal of childhood distinct of grown-ups. A poetic comedy with insight, a thriller, E.T. inspired generations of flm-lovers, and became a classic for critics

Screening Time: 
Fri, 2020-04-03 19:00
Discussant: 
Andre Gagnon
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