Discussion and refreshments
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APRIL 12-13
MY BEST ENEMY

Germany 2011 – 109 min - The son of prominent Jewish art gallery owners in Vienna poses as an SS officer after his best friend betrays his family to the Nazis for a coveted sketch by Michelangelo. (Mein bester Feind)
German / Polish / English Subtitles NR
APRIL 26-27
RAPT
France 2009 – 125 min - When an important corporate executive is kidnapped and held for a ransom of 50 million Euros, the police and the powerful business he represents debate whether one man's life is worth that much money.
French / English Subtitles NR
MAY 10-11
A HIJACKING
Denmark 2012 – 103 min Although fiction based on current events, this story of a Scandinavian cargo ship, pirated in the Indian Ocean by Somali pirates, is a ruthlessly believable thriller made engrossing without the usual music and melodrama. The psychological tension is highlighted by contrasting of the cook’s on-board struggle to survive and the bottom-line, company’s boss haggling over the ransom cost. (Kapringen) Danish/English Captions

MAY 24-25
SHUN LI AND THE POET
Italy 2011 - 98 min An unlikely friendship forms in a Venetian pub between a Chinese immigrant working as a bartender and a transplanted Yugoslavian known as The Poet. However, the local fishermen who like to drink there aren't nearly as accepting of their differences or friendship. (Io sono Li) Manderine/Italian/English Subtitles



JUNE 14-15
A SEPARATION
Iran 2011 - 123 min An Iranian husband and wife split up over his decision to stay and care for his aging father rather than leave the country with his family. His fateful choice to hire a stranger to do most of the caretaking breeds unexpected consequences. Won 2012 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) Persian/English Subtitles


JUNE 28 - 29
COLOR OF FREEDOM
So. Africa 2007 - 118 min As Nelson Mandela seeks freedom from his imprisonment under South Africa's system of apartheid, his white guard gradually begins to renounce his militant racism, thanks to his unlikely but powerful relationship with the political prisoner.

(Goodbye Bafana) English/Xhosa English Subtitles

JULY 12 - 13
GRACELAND
Philippines 2012 - 84 min When criminals accidentally abduct the daughter of chauffeur, Marlon Villar, instead of the daughter of his longtime boss, Manuel Chango, a corrupt Filipino politician, Marlon finds himself caught up in a nightmare of deception and betrayal.

Tagalog/English Subtitles

JULY 26 - 27
STARBUCK
Canada 2011 - 109 min A fortysomething slacker's life is turned upside down when he learns that his many sperm donations have resulted in more than 500 children -- 100 of whom are now suing to meet their father, who's desperate to keep his identity a secret.

French/English Subtitles

AUGUST 9 - 10
THE HUNT
Denmark 2012 - 115 min A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, this story centers on Lucas, a beloved teacher who faces unfounded pedophilia accusations from a student -- and the venom of his community. (Jagten) Danish/English Captions

AUGUST 23 - 24
EK HASINA THI
India 2004 – 120 min Travel agency worker Sarika (Urmila Matondkar) is swept off her feet by a debonair bachelor (Saif Ali Khan) who won't take no for an answer. After a whirlwind romance, the two marry, but the honeymoon is cut short when an unforeseen incident lands Sarika in jail for murder. While serving her sentence, Sarika vows revenge on the person responsible for her incarceration, but first, she must confront the truth about her new husband.

Hindu/English Captions