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Wednesday at the Movies

July 12

The Salesman 2017 Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Film

Forced to move when their apartment building nearly collapses, Emad and Rana find a new flat unaware that the prior tenant was a hooker. When Rama unwittingly lets in a stranger and is assaulted, Emad sets out to find and punish the attacker. Unpredictable, powerful.

July 26

A Man Called Ove Nominated for 2017 Oscar for Best Foreign Film

Based on a best-selling book. Despite being deposed as president of his condo resident association, 59-year-old misanthrope Ove continues to plague his neighbors with dictatorial demands. When Ove’s new neighbor runs over his mailbox, the old crank finds he has met his match. Dark humor, filled with an array of emotions — sadness, anger, laugh-out loud situations.

August 9

Land of Mine Nominated for 2017 Oscar for Best Foreign Film

Illuminating a little-known piece of history from the aftermath of World War II, this gripping drama follows a group of German prisoners of war as the Allies force them to defuse thousands of land mines buried in Denmark after the Nazi occupation. Moving, powerful, poignant.

August 23

Tanna Nominated for 2017 Oscar for Best Foreign Film

Living on an isolated Pacific Island, a young girl from the indigenous Yahel tribe refuses to submit to an arranged marriage. She flees with her lover. The couple’s defiance soon threatens to ignite a bitter blood feud on the island. Unusual film, acted with real villagers in a pristine rainforest.

Facilitator: Judith Miller

Course Number: OSHR-70098   Credit: 0 units


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