Foreign and Independent Film Series
January’s selection is the French award winning film Breathe. Bonne Esperance is the selected short. The films will be screened on Wednesday, January 4, 7:00 pm and Saturday, January 7, 2:00 pm
Breathe tells the story of 17-year-old Charlie who is frustrated by her parents and bored with her life. Enter Sarah, a confident and charismatic new student imbued with an intoxicating air of boldness and danger. The two form an instant connection but this intimacy also triggers feelings of jealousy and anger, setting them on a dangerous trajectory toward an inevitable yet unforeseen collapse. This film contains adult situations.
February’s film is the Korean award winning film Sea Fog. It will be screened on Wednesday, February 1, 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 4, 2:00 p.m. Upon learning that his decaying fishing trawler, the Junjin, is about to be sold, Captain Kang looks to make one final score by smuggling illegal immigrants from China to South Korea. After arriving at the agreed pickup point, a violent storm forces the Junjin to stall in open waters. As tension and unrest spread, Kang and his five-man crew find themselves pitted against their desperate passengers – all while an ominous fog envelops the ship and everyone on board. This film contains adult and some violent situations.
The featured short is Sea Child.