Foreign Film Series

film-icon150x100Artworks’ Foreign Film Series presents FREE monthly movie screenings to the public. Expand your world view through international films you’ll see no place else!

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February Foreign Film Series

Once: (2006) Ireland – 85 Minutes – R
A delightful romance about a street singer and an immigrant. During an eventful week in Dublin, they write, rehearse and record songs that reflect their love story.
Thursday, February 5th at 7:00PM at The Big Rapids Community Library

Shun Li and the Poet: (2011) Italy – 98 Min. – NR
A quiet drama of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a Slav fisherman, living in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon, and the conflicts within their communities opposing their relationship.
Friday, February 13th at 7:00PM at The Big Rapids Community Library

Under the Same Moon: (2007) Mexico – 106 Min. – PG
Rosario works illegally in the U.S. while her mother cares for her son, Carlitos, back in Mexico. When his grandmother dies, Carlitos embarks on a journey alone reunite with his mother. Come explore this issue from the viewpoint of the child traveling by himself to a foreign land.
Thursday, February 19th at 7:00PM at The Big Rapids Community Library

The Well-Digger’s Daughter: (2011) France – 107 Min. – NR
In pre-World War France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his beloved daughter when she gets in trouble with the son of a wealthy shopkeeper. This beautiful drama has luminous cinematography, wonderful writing and superb acting.
Friday, February 27th at 7:00PM at The Big Rapids Community Library