1. Events
  2. Weicholz Series

Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

Playground (Un monde)

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

photo: ImagePresseHelene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsPlayground (Un monde) In French with English subtitlesBelgium, not rated, directed by Laura Wandel, 2021, drama, 72 min In this debut feature by writer-director Laura Wandel, the everyday reality of grade school is seen from a child's-eye-view as an obstacle course of degradation and abuse. Following 7-year-old […]

Belfast

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsBelfast In English with English subtitlesUnited Kingdom, PG-13, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 2021, drama, 98 minutes Director Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical film chronicles the life of a working-class family and their young son's childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital. Surrounded by sporadic […]

When Pomegranates Howl

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsWhen Pomegranates Howl In Pashto/Farsi with English subtitles Australia/Afghanistan/The Netherlands, Iran, not rated, directed by Granaz Moussavi, 2021, drama, 83 minutes Nine-year-old Hewad peddles food and amulets tackling dangers of daily street life during an ongoing war in Afghanistan. Following an explosion, he is photographed amongst other civilian […]

On the Water (Vee peal)

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsOn the Water (Vee peal) In Estonian with English subtitlesEstonia, not rated, directed by Peeter Simms, 2020, comedy-drama, 106 minutes On the Water unfolds in rural Soviet Estonia in the early 1980s, during a pivotal year in the life of a shy teen, Andres, who is being raised […]