• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Monday, March 23, 2015

Foreign Film Series

The world of cinema is coming to the Reynolda Manor Library. Please join us on three Tuesday nights in April, and experience the cinema of South Africa, Iceland and Chile with these diverse films. As always, the movies are free and open to the public.

April 14 at 7 pm.
A young thug steals a car in Johannesburg, and later realizes there is an infant in the back seat. Being forced to care for the baby begins to soften the heart of this young man.
South Africa, 2005. Rated R.
“Two big thumbs up.” - Ebert & Roeper.
"Emotionally charged tale of redemption." - Library Journal.
"A compelling personal story... highly recommended." - Video Librarian.
Oscar winner - Best Foreign Film.
For more information about this film click here.

The Deep
April 21 at 7 pm.
A fisherman from Iceland is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. His long swim through icy waters becomes the source of celebration, notoriety, and medical questions. Based on a true story.
Iceland, 2012. NR.
"Beautiful looking tale of survival... harrowing and uplifting." - Sun Online.
“An eerie, sad, unflinching film." - Times (UK.)
For more information about this film click here.

April 28 at 6:45 pm.
A middle-aged woman, divorced and with grown children, copes with relationships and everyday problems with inner strength and hope.
Chile, 2013. Rated R.
"Subtle, poignant performances." - Entertainment Weekly.
"Not to miss. Paulina Garcia is amazing." - New York Times.
"Maturity is seldom depicted with such dignity, charm... and grace." - New City Film.For more information about this film click here.

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