AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

RIOULT Dance NY Views of a Fleeting World. Photo by Basil Childers.

2016 SCHEDULE: FILM

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2016 PAST EVENTS
Young People’s Global Film Series: Marie’s Story (2014)
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
$5 General, One free adult ticket when accompanied by a child.
Film

At the turn of the 19th century, an artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter, the Heurtins send fourteen-year-old Marie to the Larnay Institute, where an order of Catholic nuns manage a school for deaf girls. Based on true events, Marie’s Story recounts the courageous journey of a young nun and the lives she would change forever, confronting failures and discouragement with joyous faith and love.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Tangerines (2013)
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

In the wake of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, a large minority of Estonian extraction are forced to leave their adopted home in the Abkhazeti region of Georgia to flee for the safety of their ancestral land. Ivo and Margus stay behind in an effort to save their tangerine crop as the Abkhazia conflict surrounds them.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Belle and Sébastian (2013)
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
$5 General, One free adult ticket when accompanied by a child.
Film

Based on the acclaimed children’s novel by Cécile Aubry, Belle and Sébastian follows the courageous adventures of a young boy and his giant sheepdog amidst the stunning backdrop of the snow-covered Alps.

Weicholz Global Film Series: 3 Hearts (2014)
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

A touching and tense drama about destiny, connections, and passion, 3 Hearts presents a romantic look at a classic love triangle. One night in provincial France, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. Instantly and intensely drawn to one another, they wander through the streets until morning in rare, almost choreographed, harmony. A thwarted plan for a second meeting, however, sends each in a separate direction, which will change their lives forever.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Baba Joon (2015)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

Yitzhak is proud to maintain the same turkey farm that his father built when the family moved from Iran to Israel. Now that Yitzhak’s son Moti is thirteen, the expectation is that he will learn the familial trade and, in his own time, take over the business. But Moti is more interested in reconstructing old cars and trucks, a trade for which he obviously has a tremendous talent. The rebellious boy is not at all shy about letting his father know that he has no interest in turkeys, but for Yitzhak this rejection isn’t just a matter of personal interest – it’s an insult to all the values he holds most dear.

Young People’s Global Film Series: On the Way to School (2013)
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
$5 General, One free adult ticket when accompanied by a child.
Film

2014 César winner for Best Documentary, On the Way to School interweaves the stories of four children from around the world whose desire to learn and better their lives through education forces them to contend with arduous, often perilous journeys every day on their way to the classroom.

Weicholz Global Film Series: The Dinner (2014)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

Based on The New York Times bestselling novel, The Dinner turns an ordinary meal among family into a taut morality play as the limits of polite society are tested and two brothers discover just how little they know about each other.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Oddball and the Penguins (2015)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
$5 General, One free adult ticket when accompanied by a child.
Film

Oddball is the heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Difret (2014)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

From executive producer Angelina Jolie Pitt comes the award-winning drama Difret, based on the inspirational true story of a young Ethiopian girl and a tenacious lawyer embroiled in a life-or-death clash between cultural traditions and their country’s advancement of equal rights.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
$10 General
Film

Johann Radmann is a young and idealistic public prosecutor who takes an interest in the case of Charles Schulz, a former Auschwitz extermination camp commander, who is now teaching at a school in West Berlin. Radmann is determined to bring Schulz to justice, but the horrors of the past and the hostility shown toward his work make it nearly impossible for him to find his way through the maze and to the truth.