Visit the GPL for our World Cinema series, where we will showcase diverse films from around the world. From blockbusters to documentaries, this series will have something for everyone.
Each screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. Popcorn provided. Viewer discretion is advised for sensitive topics, violence, or themes.
Jan. 9: Sweet Country. A spare, haunting examination of race in 1920s Australia. When Sam, an Aboriginal man, is sent to work with on a neighbor’s farm, tensions rise and culminate in a confrontation that leaves everyone changed. Rated R.
Feb 13: Crazy Rich Asians. An accomplished professor meet’s her boyfriend’s family for the first time-learning he’s one of the countries most sought after bachelors. Rated PG-13.
March 13: City of Joy. Human rights activists band together to create a safe haven for the women of Congo. Documentary, not rated.
April 10: Faces Places. Two artists-one a ninety year old filmmaker credited with sparking the French New Wave style, and the other a 35 year old photographer specializing in large format portraiture-travel rural France creating art. Breezily charming, one of the best films of 2017. Documentary. PG.
May 8: The Last Suit. Abraham, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. A foreign film, not rated.