iFILMS: independent & international [email protected]
Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Series
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A free film series sponsored by the Friends of the Duluth Public Library
All films begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Green Room.
The Green Room opens at 1:15.
The iFILMS series is intended for mature audiences;
the films are not recommended for children under 17 without parental permission.
More titles in the Film Movement series
Saturday, September 19
The Pope’s Toilet
It’s 1988, and a small Uruguayan town awaits the visit of the Pope. A petty crook plans to build a water closet in front of his home and charge for its use. This brings about unexpected consequences, and the final results will surprise everyone.
From Uruguay, in Spanish with English subtitles. 90 minutes.
Saturday, October 17
After a teenager crashes his family’s car, he seeks help to repair it. He meets three compelling characters, whose worlds drag him into a day-long journey where he will come to accept what he was escaping from in the first place.
From Mexico, in Spanish with English subtitles. 85 minutes.
Saturday, November 21
Under the Bombs
During a cease-fire in the Lebanon-Israel conflict of 2006, a Christian taxi driver brings an untraditional Shiite woman from Beirut to the heart of the conflict. As they scour the rubble searching for her son, they discover they have much in common.
From France, in Arabic with English subtitles. 98 minutes.
Saturday, January 16
The Country Teacher
An introverted teacher takes a job in a little Czech village. He seems to be looking for, or running from, something. He seems to be finding a place for himself there, but contrary to expectation, it is a little more perverse than you might expect.
From Czech Republic, in Czech with English subtitles. 117 minutes.
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