July 19, 2012Time:
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Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561.392.2500 ext. 106
Thursdays at 1:00 PM
Series of Five: $20 members: $40 all others. Single tickets: $5 Members; $10 all others. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Front Desk. Ticket price does not include admission to the Museum. Subtitles are provided
This series of award-winning foreign and independent film s illustrates how various artistic elements are employed to create exceptional movies that both entertain and provoke the viewer. Moderator Myrna Loman offers background material on each film and conducts discussions relevant to themes and cinema technique.
Made in Dagenham (2012) England
A dramatization of the landmark 1968 British labor strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant that first explored the social issue of equal pay for women, starring Bob Hoskins and Miranda Richardson.
Shower (2001) China
A big-city executive returns to his boyhood home, family business, and a communal bathhouse where he rediscovers the meaning of family and community.
Central Station (1998) Brazil
This Academy Award nominee explores the journey of a disillusioned woman and young boy as they travel through Brazil searching for his family and discovering themselves.
Solomon and Gaenor (1999) Wales
An Oscar-nominated romance which dramatizes the clash between lovers of different religions and backgrounds in 1911 Wales.
Zelary (2003) Czech Republic
A World War II drama illustrates how two disparate worlds can collide, yet also find common ground during war.