Film Schedule


Film Series: The Lighter Side


Gaza mon amour
Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser - Palestine, France - 87 mins

Issa (Salim Daw), stoic and settled into bachelor living, carries a secret torch for Siham (Hiam Abbass). While fishing one night, Issa brings in an unexpected haul. Instead of the usual fish, his net emerges from the Mediterranean with an anatomically correct statue of Apollo in an excited state. Under the cover of darkness, Issa takes the statue home. When ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

OPENING FILM
Love Affair(s)
Emmanuel Mouret - France - 122 mins

Women, beware the male novelist who wants to write about "feelings"—that is, if you want to remain faithful to your current partner. That's the dilemma we sense in store for Daphne (Camélia Jordana), three months pregnant and assigned to show said aspiring writer, her mate's visiting city cousin, Maxime (Niels Schneider), around Provence. They pass the ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Love Type D
Sasha Collington - UK - 96 mins

Ever felt that your love life was doomed, that you're somehow unfairly destined to relive the same cycle of brief romances and brutal break-ups? If you've ever wondered why you can't hold a relationship down, then Love Type D might have the answer. In Sasha Collington's genre-defying debut, Frankie Browne tests positive for the Type D gene, a genetic defect ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00
Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 PM at The Wharf
$10.00

SERIES 2 OPENING FILM
The Marriage Escape
Johan Nijenhuis - Netherlands - 103 mins

When is love simply too much? The Marriage Escape is an entertaining blend of comedy and drama about an oppressed husband who comes up with an ingenious way to escape his stifling marriage. For 35 years Jan has been married to Gedda, who loves her husband so much that she smothers him. She picks out his clothing, his friends, his vacations, and all their other ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

CLOSING FILM
One Careful Owner
Bernabe Rico - Spain - 94 mins

A comedy set in Seville pits two selfish women of different generations against each other in that city's overheated housing market. As she nears the end of her life, Lola Cruz (veteran actress Kiti Mánver, familiar to Pedro Almódovar fans) negotiates the sale of her apartment to a buyer willing to wait to take possession until Lola passes. The buyer, Sara ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

Rosa's Wedding
Iciar Bollain - Spain - 97 mins

A busy backstage costume seamstress who is always on call, Rosa, at almost 45, is also the thread that holds the fabric of her loving but hapless family together. Rosa believes her dreams—including reopening her late mother's long-shuttered dressmaking shop—will only be realized if she makes a commitment to herself. To that end, she invites her ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

6 films



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