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.
January 18 at 2:00 PM
American ~ 93 minutes ~ Rated R
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman and Lila, a Mohawk, both single mothers facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River.
February 15 at 2:00 PM
French ~ 122 minutes ~ Rated R
Stéphanie is an orca trainer whose life is transformed when tragedy strikes during a show. Faced with unbearable circumstances, she turns to Ali, a street boxer amidst his own battle of life-changing events. As their stories intersect, they navigate a gritty relationship in a world where love and courage appear in many forms.
March 15 at 2:00 PM
Israeli ~ 90 minutes ~ Rated PG
A devout 18-year-old Israeli is pressured to marry the husband of her late sister. Declaring her independence is not an option in Tel Aviv’s ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, where religious law, tradition and the rabbi’s word are absolute.
April 18 at 2:00 PM
American ~ 102 minutes ~ Rated R
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness.
May 17 at 2:00 PM
Iranian ~ 130 minutes ~ Rated PG-13
Ahmad returns to Paris to finalize his divorce so his wife Marie can marry her new boyfriend, Samir. During his tense stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie’s relationship with her daughter Lucie. Ahmad’s efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past.
June 21 at 2:00 PM
American ~ 123 minutes ~ Rated R
Violence and mayhem ensue after hunter Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. He flees to contemplate his next step, but killer Anton Chigurh will stop at nothing for the money.