AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

SCHEDULE: FILM

Upcoming Events

Young People’s Global Film Series: Wunderkinder
Jul
23
Part of the 17th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on the Holocaust
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
Film

Wunderkinder tells a tale of three musically gifted children, who develop a deep and genuine friendship despite their different religions and nationalities. When the Nazis invade the Soviet Union, their families face mortal peril and their world is suddenly turned upside down.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Summer 1993 <em>(Estiu 1993)</em>
Jul
24
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

In the summer of 1993, following the death of her parents, six-year-old Frida moves from Barcelona to the Catalan province to live with her aunt and uncle, who are now her new legal guardians. The country life is a challenge for Frida – time passes differently in her new home and the nature that surrounds her is mysterious and estranging.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Jasper Jones
Jul
30
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
Film

Adapted from the award-winning young adult novel of the same name, Jasper Jones is a moving coming-of-age story about Charlie Bucktin.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Paradise <em>(Ray)</em>
Jul
31
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

Olga, an aristocratic emigrant who escaped the Russian revolution to become a member of the French resistance, is arrested for hiding Jewish children. Her fate lies in the hands of two men: an opportunistic French collaborator and a high ranking German SS officer with whom she shares a glorious past.

Lunch & Learn Series: AppSummer Book and Film Club with Dr. John Pfeifer
Aug
1
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Film

Presented in conjunction with the Weicholz Global Film Series as part of the summer festival, this inaugural Lunch and Learn book club event honors the tenth anniversary of presenting quality foreign films at An Appalachian Summer Festival. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to read From the Land of the Moon, discuss the book at this event, and see the film adaptation of the novel on August 3, on the big screen at the Schaefer Center.

Weicholz Global Film Series: From the Land of the Moon
Aug
3
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

Based on the international best-selling novel and starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard, From the Land of the Moon is the story of a free-spirited woman fighting for her passionate dream of true love against all odds.

2018 PAST EVENTS
Weicholz Global Film Series: A Fantastic Woman <em>(Una Mujer Fantastica)</em>
Jul
17
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, faces scorn and discrimination after the sudden death of her older boyfriend.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Viva Cuba
Jul
16
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

Malú and Jorgito are best friends whose close bond is threatened by their parents' differences. When the children learn that Malú's mother is planning to leave Cuba forever, they decide to run away to the other side of the island.

Weicholz Global Film Series: In The Fade <em>(Aus dem Nichts)</em>
Jul
10
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Katie’s life falls apart after the death of her Turkish husband and German-born young son in a bomb attack. After a period of mourning, the grieving woman searches for the perpetrators of this senseless killing.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Swallows and Amazons
Jul
9
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

Based on the international best-selling children's classic by Arthur Ransome, Swallows and Amazons details the summer vacation adventures of the Walker family in 1930.

Weicholz Global Film Series: In Between <em>(Bar Bahar)</em>
Jul
3
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Three very different Palestinian women living together in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find the balance between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, duty and freedom.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Amazonia
Jul
2
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

After a small plane crash, Saï, a capuchin monkey born and raised in captivity, finds himself alone and lost in the wilderness of the Amazon rainforest.