AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

2017 SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

2017 SCHEDULE: FILM

Upcoming Events

Young People’s Global Film Series: My Lucky Elephant
Jun
27
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

A young orphaned boy and a baby elephant end up together in an adventure that takes them from an exotic jungle to a bustling city.

Weicholz Global Film Series: The Innocents
Jun
28
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

In Warsaw, December 1945, French Red Cross doctor Mathilde enters a convent’s fiercely private world, dictated by the rituals of their order and the strict Mother Superior. Fearing the shame of exposure, the hostility of the occupying Soviet troops and local Polish communists, the nuns increasingly turn to Mathilde as their beliefs and traditions clash with harsh realities.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Worlds Apart
Jul
5
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Set in modern day Greece, Worlds Apart follows the characters’ difficult path to love and the complications in the world around them.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Virginia’s Run
Jul
11
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

This touching tale is of friendship between a young girl devastated by the loss of her mother, and the young colt who gives her hope when all seems lost.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Rams
Jul
12
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. As disease spreads among the sheep-stock, the brothers must come together to save the special breed passed down for generations, and themselves, from extinction.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Duma
Jul
18
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

In this tale of growing up and letting go, an orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend of a young boy and his family living in rural South Africa.

Weicholz Global Film Series: I, Daniel Blake
Jul
19
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, I, Daniel Blake is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make and a much-needed reminder of the power of empathy.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Secrets of War
Jul
25
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
General Admission: $5 includes movie ticket, snack and drink
Film

Secrets Of War puts both the danger and the humanity of wartime friendships squarely on the shoulders three children who must face extraordinary circumstances with a maturity far beyond their years.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Glory
Jul
26
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Railroad worker Tsanko Petrov’s humble reality collides with a bureaucratic and media obsessed professional world, as he desperately struggles to recover both his old watch and his dignity.

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

Nominated for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Theeb finds himself trapped amidst threatening terrain riddled with Ottoman mercenaries, Arab revolutionaries, and outcast Bedouin raiders.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Tanna
Aug
2
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
General Admission: $10
Film

Set in the South Pacific, Tanna is a tale of young lovers who must choose between their hearts and the future of the tribe, while the villagers must wrestle with preserving their traditional culture and adapting it to the increasing outside demands for individual freedom.

View the 2016 Schedule