Discussion and refreshments
(Saturday only)

 

Attendance is limited to The Villages residents and their registered guests.

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JANUARY 14 -15

PAULETTE


France 2012 – 1:27 In this engaging story, elderly widow, Paulette, lives in a tumbledown home and is desperate to survive. One day she finds an original way to use her cooking and marketing skills to solve all her problems. French/English subtitles
JANUARY 28 ONLY

THE FOOL


Russia 2015 – 2:00 In this seriously realistic story set in Putin’s Russia of today, Dima, an ordinary, honest plumber, faces corrupt local politics while trying to save 800 inhabitants of an old building which is about to collapse. Russian/English subtitles
FEBRUARY 11-12

POPULAIRE


France 2015 – 1:51 In this comedy set in the 1950s, Rose learns to type using 2 fingers so she can become a secretary. Despite her odd talent, her boss decides to use her speed ability to win speed typing competitions. French/English subtitles.
FEBRUARY 25 - 26

AUTUMN SPRING


Czech 2001 – 1:40 In this charming tale, old Fanda, a terminal prankster, refuses to grow up and make serious decisions about the future no matter how much his exasperated wife pleads. He prefers to spend his days seeking amusement and adventure. Will he ever grow up? Czech/English subtitles
MARCH 11 - 12

SECRETS OF WAR


Netherlands 2014 – 1:35 In this drama, the war is escalating around three children in a Nazi-occupied village. Their friendship is put to the test as secrets are revealed and loyalty is challenged. Dutch/English subtitles (Oorlogsgeheimen)
MARCH 25 - 26

CAIRO TIME


UK/Egypt 2009 – 1:30 In this romantic story of love and friendship, when diplomat Mark is delayed by his assignment, he asks his friend Tareq to show his wife Juliette around Cairo while she waits for him. An unexpected attraction catches the two people off-guard. English captions
APRIL 8 - 9

DIFRET


Ethiopia 2015 – 1:39 A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who defended herself from abduction and unwanted marriage. Amharic/English subtitles
APRIL 22 - 23

SWEET BEAN


Japan 2015 – 1:53 In this unusual drama, when 76-year-old Tokue is looking for work, she convinces Sentaro, who runs a pancake stall, to hire her because of her superior homemade bean jelly. His stall is a great success until Tokue’s terrible secret is discovered. Japanese/English subtitles
MAY 13 -14

DOUGH


UK 2016 – 1:34 Nat, an old Jewish baker (Jonathan Pryce), struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice, Ayyash, introduces a new recipe that makes the bakery shop the hot spot of the neighborhood. English captions
MAY 27 - 28

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR


UK 2016 – 1:45 In this crime drama, when a vacationing couple are lured into a Russian oligarch's plan to defect, they are soon trapped between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of which can be trusted. English captions R Violence
JUNE 10 - 11

BABA JUNE


Israel 2015 – 1:30 In this family drama, Yitzhak, an émigré from Iran to Israel, has built a successful turkey farm. When he realizes that his teenage son, Moti, will not continue the family tradition, the result causes family turmoil. This is a small film, but very realistic and effective, and shows an area of Israel never seen. Hebrew/English subtitles
JUNE 24 - 25

THE DARK HORSE


New Zealand 2016 – 2:04 This outstanding movie is a true story of Genesis Potini, a Maori speed-chess champion with bipolar disorder which caused him confinement in a mental institution. Upon release, he challenges his difficult life, mental issues and the local gang culture to teach at risk children to play chess and aim to live a normal life. English captions R
JULY 8 - 9

FLOWERS


Spain 2014 – 1:39 This intelligent story about ordinary people has a mystery. A married woman begins receiving flowers every week from an unknown source, and her life changes as she searches for the sender. An interesting film spoken in the original Basque language, it’s a quiet drama, and a main character will be love itself. Basque/English Subtitles (Loreak)
JULY 22 - 23

HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE


New Zealand – 2016 – 1:41 When child services threatens to take a rebellious young orphan away from his irascible foster Uncle Hec (Sam Neill), the two decide to hide in the bush country, encountering unexpected twists and turns of events, and setting off a national manhunt in this adventure/dramedy. English captions
AUGUST 12 - 13

CASTLES IN THE SKY


UK 2014 – 1:30 In the mid-1930s, the storm clouds of WWII are forming in Germany, and England is worried about protecting its southeast coast from air raids. This story recounts the human drama behind Scotsman Robert Watson-Watt's history-altering invention of radar. English captions
AUGUST 26 - 27

WHERE THE ESKIMOS LIVE


Bosnia 2002 – 1:30 In this fictional story torn from real world events, Sharkey (a gritty Bob Hoskins), is a cunning black market trader of children, looking for a young orphan in Bosnia. He finds Vlado, and the pair must learn to work together to escape numerous dangers as they try to escape the war zone. English Captions War violence