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Once Upon a Time: In a Land Far, Far Away

Travel to foreign lands, real or fantasy, experiencing cultural differences on this intriguing journey. We will also come “home” to honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a story of migrant farm workers, so many with roots south of our borders.
A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings.

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FLIGHTS OF FANTASY
The Lunchbox

Sunday, September 7, 1:30 PM
(104min/PG/2013)

A mistaken delivery by Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young, unhappy housewife to an older man as they build a fantasy world through notes in the lunchbox. A critic and audience favorite alike.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Friday, September 19, 2 & 6:30 PM
(100min/R/2014)

Follow the escapades of legendary concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes) and his trusty “lobby boy.” “Fiennes, with his rapid-fire delivery and rapier mustache, is hilarious, dapper, and total perfection” (Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News). Written and directed by Wes Anderson, and starring a renowned cast of characters.

STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
Cesar Chavez

Sunday, October 5, 1:30 PM
(102min/PG-13/2014)

Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month—and honor Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers of America. Starring Michael Peña as the passionate and soft-spoken Chavez in this testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world. Co-starring John Malkovich as the leader of the opposition.

Belle

Friday, October 17, 2 & 6:30 PM
(104min/PG/2013)

Inspired by a true story, Belle is the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Belle’s lineage affords her privileges; yet her skin color prevents her from full participation in society. She falls in love with an idealistic young man, and together they help to end slavery in England. A beautiful period piece with stirring performances.

OH, THE CHILDREN...
GRIT, DETERMINATION & A LITTLE LUCK
Lucky

Sunday, November 2, 1:30 PM
(100min/2011)

Love and understanding cross cultural boundaries when a South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him—except a formidable Indian woman. “A simple but profoundly moving portrait of humanity... a wonderful little gem” (BBC review). Learn about Film Movement, a great option available for exploring independent foreign films at home.

Wadjda

Friday, November 21, 2 & 6:30 PM
(98min/PG/2012)

Wadjda, a determined 10-year-old Saudi girl, dreams of owning a bicycle. She lives in a conservative world, however, and her mother fears repercussions from their society. The first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first feature-length film made by a female Saudi director, Wadjda has won numerous awards at film festivals around the world.

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