Join us on the third Sunday of the month at 2:00 pm during the Fall, Winter and Spring, for outstanding foreign and independent films followed by a discussion lead by Dr. Maurizio Giammarco of Temple University.
French ~ 127 minutes ~ Rated PG-13
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke. In the following days the couple’s bond of love is severely tested.
Arabic~ 91 minutes ~ Rated PG-13
In Nablas on the West Bank, Said and Khaled, who have volunteered to be suicide bombers, receive word it will be tomorrow. Something goes wrong at the crossing, they’re separated, and the action is postponed, long enough for renewed questioning of what they’re about to do. Suha, the well-educated and well-traveled daughter of a martyr, challenges the action. Fate and God’s will seem to drive Said. We must be moral, argues Suha. Can minds change?
Spanish ~ 102 minutes ~ Unrated
Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she’s built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles, and she goes searching for the boy’s father, whom she kept secret from her son.