Still from films shown as part of the International Film Series

Virtual International Film Series Fall 2023

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Tazzeka 摩洛哥2018年

Zoom Discussion Date: 9月5日

Growing up in the Moroccan village of Tazzeka, 伊莱亚斯从抚养他长大的祖母那里学会了传统摩洛哥美食的秘诀. 多年后,他遇到了一位巴黎顶级厨师和一位名叫萨尔玛的年轻女子,这促使他离开了家.

导演:让-菲利普·高德| 95分钟|法语和阿拉伯语电影,配有英文字幕

巧克力的和平 |加拿大| 2021年

Zoom Discussion Date: 9月12日

When a Syrian family flees civil war to small-town Canada, 儿子在成为一名医生的梦想和帮助父亲重建突然兴旺起来的巧克力生意之间左右为难. Based on the incredible true story.  

导演:Jonathan Keijser | 97分钟|英语和阿拉伯语,配有英文字幕.

旅行社 | Italy/Spain/Cuba | 2015

Zoom Discussion Date: 9月19日

From her tiny office overlooking the U.S. 58岁的卢尔德为数千名寻求美国国籍的古巴人提供咨询.S. 旅游签证. She coaches them on answering tricky questions and fine-tuning their stories, so they have a better chance of succeeding.  Despite helping others to travel, she has never been able to visit her own mother, 儿子, 兄弟, 孙子, and nephews in Florida. After a long wait, Lourdes’ time has finally come: her interview is set. 她的梦想是去看望她垂死的母亲,她的母亲在60年代移民到美国,她的梦想从未如此接近过. 她是否能够旅行并最终推翻她被迫分离的命运?  

Director(s): Niccolò Bruna | 88 minutes | In Spanish with English subtitles.

然后我们跳舞 |格鲁吉亚| 2019

Zoom Discussion Date: 9月26日

这是一个充满激情的爱情和解放的故事,发生在现代格鲁吉亚社会的保守范围内, 然后我们跳舞 遵循米拉, 他是一名忠诚的舞者,多年来一直和他的搭档玛丽一起训练,争取在格鲁吉亚国家剧团获得一席之地. The arrival of another male dancer, 伊拉克有着完美的状态和叛逆的性格,这让梅拉布失去了平衡, 激起了激烈的竞争和浪漫的欲望,这可能会让他冒着舞蹈的未来以及他与玛丽和他的家人的关系的风险.  

Director(s): Levan Akin | 113 minutes | In Georgian with English subtitles.

Embrace of the Serpent b|哥伦比亚b| 2015

Zoom Discussion Date: 10月3日

Through parallel story threads set 40 years apart, 这部引人入胜的奥德赛讲述了两位西方科学家深入亚马逊丛林寻找一种具有治疗能力的稀有植物的故事, with enigmatic shaman Karamakate as their guide.  Nominated for Best Foreign Language Feature at the 2016 奥斯卡颁奖典礼 and the Official Selection at the 戛纳电影节

导演:Ciro Guerra b| 124分钟|西班牙语,葡萄牙语,德语,英文字幕.

呼吸 | U.K. | 2017

Zoom Discussion Date: 10月10日

When Robin (Andrew Garfield) is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of his wife Diana (Claire Foy) and her twin 兄弟, 罗宾和黛安娜敢于逃离医院病房,一起寻找充实而充满激情的生活——抚养他们年幼的儿子, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients. 呼吸 is a heartwarming celebration of love and human possibility. 

Director(s): Andy Serkis | 117 minutes | In English with closed captions.

江湖骗子 | Czech Republic | 2020

Zoom Discussion Date: 10月17日

很少有真实的故事像Jan Mikolášek那样,在善与恶之间摇摆不定, 一位20世纪捷克草药治疗师,他的巨大成功掩盖了最可怕的秘密.  Mikolášek won fame and fortune treating celebrities of the interwar, 纳粹, and Communist eras with his uncanny knack for “urinary diagnosis.但他对治愈的热情与他对残忍的渴望有着同样的来源, 施虐, 还有一种爱的无能,只有一个人能让他平静下来,那就是他的助手, 弗兰提š埃克. As a show trial threatens to pry open these secrets and undo him, Jan’s dichotomies are put to a final test, with the fate of his life’s only love in the balance. A per儿子al tale as replete with twists as the century itself, 也反思了一个人一心一意追随自己的使命所付出的代价.  

导演:Agnieszka Holland | 118分钟|捷克语,英文字幕

All Out(巧克力) |法国| 2016

Zoom Discussion Date: 10月4日

From circus to theater, from anonymity to fame, the incredible destiny of Chocolat the clown, the first black stage performer in France. 他与Footit组成的史无前例的二人组在巴黎的美好时代非常受欢迎, 直到货币宽松, 赌博和歧视给他们的友谊和朱古力的事业带来了损失. The singular story of an exceptional artist.

Director(s): Roschdy Zem | 119 minutes | In French with English subtitles

噪音之声 |瑞典| 2010

Zoom Discussion Date: 10月31日

The narrative revolves around police officer Amadeus Warnebring, tone-deaf scion of a distinguished musical family, 他试图追查一个由六名打击乐手组成的游击队,他们的无政府主义公开表演正在威胁着这座城市. 击鼓组与前卫音乐相呼应,有四个搞笑的标题乐章.

Director(s): Ola Simons儿子, Johannes Stjärne Nils儿子 | 102 minutes | In Swedish with English subtitles.

Like Father, Like Son |日本| 2013

Zoom Discussion Date: 11月7日

Ryota is a successful workaholic businessman. 当他得知他的亲生儿子出生后和另一个男孩交换了, 他面临着一个艰难的决定,是选择他真正的儿子,还是他和妻子深爱并抚养长大的孩子.

导演:是枝裕和b| 121分钟|日文,英文字幕.

我的小妹妹 | Switzerland | 2020

Zoom Discussion Date: 11月14日

丽莎, once a brilliant playwright, 自从她放下写作和家人一起搬到瑞士后,她就和双胞胎哥哥斯文渐行渐远了. Sven was once himself a famous stage actor, and when he is diagnosed with aggressive leukemia in Berlin, 丽莎 is determined to help. Doing everything in her power to help Sven recover, as well as to bring him back to the stage, she puts aside her own life, even risking her relationship with her husband. As her marriage falls apart, Sven awakens in her the inspiration to be creative and to feel alive again.

Director(s): Stéphanie Chuat, vsamonique Reymond |00分钟|法文和德文,配有英文字幕.

善意的谎言 | New Zealand | 2016

Zoom Discussion Date: 11月21日

Paraiti是新西兰农村部落居民的治疗师和助产士. 但是新颁布的法律禁止无证医生行医,这使得许多毛利人的行医都是非法的. She gets approached by Maraea, the servant of a wealthy woman, 丽贝卡, 谁寻求她的知识和帮助,以隐藏一个秘密,这可能会破坏丽贝卡在欧洲定居者社会的地位.  This compelling story tackles moral dilemmas, exploring the nature of identity, 社会对妇女角色的态度以及西方医学和传统毛利医学之间的紧张关系.

导演:Dana Rotberg b| 99分钟|毛利语和英语,配有英文字幕.

埃 琳 娜 |俄罗斯| 2011

Zoom Discussion Date: 11月28日

A gripping, modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Sixty-ish spouses Vladimir and 埃 琳 娜 uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment—he’s a wealthy businessman; she’s his dowdy former nurse. Estranged from his own wild-child daughter, Vladimir openly despises his wife’s freeloading 儿子 and family. 但是,当一场突如其来的疾病和一次意想不到的团聚威胁到这位尽职尽责的家庭主妇的潜在遗产, she must hatch a desperate plan.

导演:安德烈·兹维亚金采夫| 109分钟|俄语电影,配有英文字幕.

无价的 |法国| 2006

Zoom Discussion Date: 12月5日

在这部狡猾的浪漫喜剧中,一个从来没有在爱情和金钱之间做出选择的女人试图教会一个男人交易的技巧. 艾琳(奥黛丽·塔图饰)是一个迷人的三十多岁的女人,她通过与年长而富有的男人交往过着舒适的生活. 她遇到了珍, (盖德·埃尔玛勒饰)一个英俊的酒保,为了维持生计,他做了各种各样的零工. 她和吉恩度过了一个浪漫的夜晚,直到她发现他破产了.  

导演:皮埃尔·萨尔瓦多(Pierre Salvadori) | 105分钟|法语片,配有英文字幕.