Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
Sept. 17 - THE IMMIGRANT
(James Gray, US, 120 min., rated 14A)
An immigrant alone in Manhattan becomes enmeshed with two cousins, a brooding pimp and a larger-than-life magician in 1921. Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner. View trailer.
Sept. 24 - IDA
(Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland/Denmark, 82 min., rated PG)
In the 1960s, a young Polish nun uncovers a shattering family secret just before she is scheduled to take her final vows, and must then come to terms with the ghosts of the Nazi occupation. View trailer.
Oct. 1 - TRACKS
(John Curran, Australia, 112 min., rated PG)
From the director of The Painted Veil comes this true story of a woman crossing the Australian desert in search of something more. Starring Mia Wasikowska (Jane Eyre) and Adam Driver (Girls). View trailer.
Oct. 8 - BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD (Les beaux jours)
(Marion Vernoux, France, 94 min. rating N/A)
A retired dentist, put off by the traditional activities at her local seniors’ centre, finds a renewed interest in life when she signs up for a computer class taught by a dashing young former patient. View trailer.
Oct. 15 - THE ROVER
(David Michod, Australia/USA, 103 min., rated 14A)
From the director of Animal Kingdom comes a dark study of two men coming to terms with a post-apocalyptic world. Starring Guy Pearce (The King’s Speech) and Robert Pattinson (Cosmopolis). View trailer.
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.
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