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Lethbridge Public Library: Foreign Film Festival

October 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm MDT

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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2017


October 16- October 20
Showtime 7:00 pm
Theatre Gallery Main Branch

October 16

  • Frantz 2016 French/German / Eng subtitles PG
    Director; Francois Ozon
    (Best film Venice International Film Festiival, 2016) A tale of love and reconciliation in small town Germany after World War I.

October 17

  • The Salesman {Forushande} 2016 Persian/Eng subtitles PG
    Director: Asghar Farhadi
    (Oscar nomination Best Foreign Language film, 2017)
    Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project an Iranian couple moves to the centre of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving previous tenants.

October 18

  • Toni Erdmann 2016 German/Eng. Subtitles
    Director: Maren Ade
    (Oscar nomination Best Foreign Language Film, 2016)
    A thought provoking comedy about Winfied, a retired teacher who doesn’t see much of his daughter Ines, a corporate strategist in Bucharest. In an attempt to gain her attention barges into her work circle as his alter-ego Toni Erdmann.

October 19

  • The Promise 2017 English/Armenian/German/French 14A
    Set amid the atrocities of war in the final days of the Ottoman Empire a brilliant Armenian man leaves for Istanbul to study medicine. Once there he befriends a Turk whose father is in government and falls for a beautiful woman all the while unaware the Ottomans are sending Armenian men to work camps and women and children to Syria.

October 20

  • A Man Called Ove 2016 Swedish/Eng subtitles PG
    (Oscar nomination Best Foreign Language film, 2017)
    A feel-good movie based on Frederick Backman ‘s book about Ove, a
    curmudgeonly retiree with strict principles who spends his days
    enforcing block association rules. That is, until he develops a friendship
    with his boisterous neighbours,.


October 16, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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