Chiaroscuro International Film Series - 2018 Series
2018 Series Theme: Borders
Using a variety of narrative, cinematic and thematic devices, each film explores the idea of borders - geographical, interpersonal, metaphorical, or otherwise. The 2018 Series presents an award-winning roster of five celebrated films from around the world.
January 14, 2018
Mediterranea is a 2015 Italian drama film directed and written by Jonas Carpignano. Two men make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life, but then face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees.
January 28, 2018
Force Majeure (Turist) (Sweden/France/Norway) is a 2014 comedy-drama film directed by Ruben Östlund. A Swedish family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche. In more ways than one, the family’s world is shaken to its core.
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House Without Roof
February 11, 2018
House Without Roof is a 2017 film directed and written by Soleen Yusef. The journey of siblings Liya, Jan, and Alan who were born in the Kurdish area of Iraq and grew up in Germany.
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Two Days, One Night
February 25, 2018
Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) (Belgium/France/Italy) is a 2014 Belgian-French-Italian drama film written and directed by the Dardenne brothers, starring Marion Cotillard and Fabrizio Rongione.
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople
March 11, 2018
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a 2016 New Zealand adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Taika Waititi, whose screenplay was based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump.
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