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WALKING THE CAMINO producer/Pilgrim Annie O'Neil will participate in Q&A's after the 11 AM screenings at the Playhouse Saturday and Sunday, November 29 and 30.
Many U.S. arthouse moviegoers were wowed last year when they were introduced to Toni Servillo, one of Italy's finest actors, in The Great Beauty. The film went on to win the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. Next Friday the 28th we are excited to open Mr. Servillo's latest film to make the journey from overseas, VIVA LA LIBERTA. Servillo plays Enrico Oliveri, a politician who realizes that the decline of his party is inevitable and decides to disappear, fleeing to Paris to find peace in the home of his ex-girlfriend Danielle (Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi) while creating a panic within the party. His top aide and his wife decide to contact his twin broth [...]
In BRAHMIN BULLS, when Ashok makes a surprise trip to L.A. to visit his estranged son, the two begin a journey to mend their relationship until Sid discovers that his father has actually come in search of an old flame. Starring Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes, Beauty and the Beast), Roshan Seth (Gandhi), Academy Award winner Mary Steenburgen (The Help), Justin Bartha (The Hangover), and Academy Award nominated Michael Lerner (Barton Fink), BRAHMIN BULLS is a heartfelt and humorous look at the ever-evolving relationship between a father and son, the women in their lives, and the powerful secrets they keep. The BRAHMIN BULLS filmmakers will partic [...]
FOOD CHAINS, Documentary Expose About the Exploitation of Farm Workers, Opens this Weekend with Q&A's and Panel Discussions
This weekend we open FOOD CHAINS, a new feature documentary that exposes the abuse of farm workers within the United States and the complicity of the multi-billion dollar supermarket and fast food industries. There is more interest in food these days than ever, yet there is very little interest in the hands that pick it. Farm workers, the foundation of our fresh food industry, are routinely abused and robbed of wages. In extreme cases they can be beaten, sexually harassed or even enslaved – all within the borders of the United States. The FOOD CHAINS filmmakers are planning a number of events around the screenings at the Playhouse 7: No [...]
Set to the music of Belle and Sebastian, Daniel Ribeiro's coming-of-age tale THE WAY HE LOOKS is a fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who’s fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad, to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him reconsider his plans. THE WAY HE LOOKS writer-director Daniel Ribeiro, producer Diana Almeida and actors Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi and Tess Amorim will parti [...]