Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
Oct. 22 - WE ARE THE BEST! (Vi är bäst!)
(Lukas Moodysson, Sweden/Denmark, 102 min., rated 14A)
In 1980s Stockholm, two thirteen-year-olds who can’t play instruments recruit a classical guitarist to help them form a punk band. Based on the graphic novel by Coco Moodysson. View trailer.
Oct. 29 - CALVARY
(John Michael McDonagh, Ireland/UK, 100 min., rated 14A)
In this dark comedic thriller from the makers of The Guard, an innocent priest tries to hold together his parishioners while awaiting his own murder. Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, and Aidan Gillen. View trailer.
Nov. 5 - LAND HO!
(Aaron Katz & Martha Stephens, Iceland/USA, 95 min., rated 14A)
The road movie comes to Iceland: two men, formerly brothers-in-law, set out on a road trip to revisit more youthful and carefree days. View trailer.
Presented in association with International Education Week.
Nov. 12 - THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED (Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann)
(Felix Herngren, Sweden/Croatia, 114 min., rated 14A)
A brand-new centenarian escapes his nursing home and accidentally acquires a suitcase full of drug money. Based on the international bestseller by Jonas Jonasson. View trailer.
Nov. 19 - TBA
Nov. 26 - BOYHOOD
(Richard Linklater, USA, 165 min., rated 14A)
Linklater reinvents the coming-of-age story by filming the same cast over the course of twelve years. Starring Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke. View trailer.