Archive for March, 2012

AGH i♥filmseries presents ‘A SEPARATION’ (14A) + ‘IN DARKNESS’ (14A) MAR 10

March 29, 2012

Saturday, April 14
1:00 pm
A Separation
Director: Asghar Farhadi, 2011, Iran, 123 min. Persian with English Subtitles. Rated PG

Academy Award winner for Best Foreign-Language Film. Wanting to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh, Simin makes all the necessary arrangements. However, her husband Nader refuses to leave behind his father who suffers from Alzheimers. Determined to leave, Simin sues for divorce, and when her request is rejected, she more moves in with her parents. Her daughter Termeh chooses to stay with her father with the hope that one day her mother will change her mind.

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Saturday, April 14
4:00 pm
In Darkness
Director: Agnieszka Holland, 2011, Poland|Germany|Canada, 145 min. Polish, German, Yiddish, Ukrainian with English Subtitles. Rated 14A

Screenwriter David Shamoon in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.

Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign-Language Film. In Darkness is based on a true story. Leopold Socha, a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland, one day encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town’s sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected.

THE ARTIST (PG) MAR 16 – APR 12

March 14, 2012

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

“THE ARTIST” (PG)
Fri 9:25 PM
Sat 4:30 PM & 9:25 PM
Sun 4:30 PM
Wed & Thur 9:10 PM

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THE IRON LADY (PG) MAR 9 – MAR 29

March 9, 2012

A biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Film is set in 1982 and tracks Thatcher as she tries to save her career in the 17 days preceding the 1982 Falklands War. The 2 1/2-month war was a turning point for the prime minister, who, after the victory, saw her approval ratings double and went on to win a second term.

“THE IRON LADY” (PG)
Fri & Sat 7:00 PM
Sun 4:30 PM
Wed & Thur 9:00 PM

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