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International Film Festival

Mercy College 19th Annual International Film Festival

Defining Moments: An Exploration of Time and Culture

April 10-13, 2018 | Presented by the School of Liberal Arts

 

Films are shown at 6:30 p.m. at the Dobbs Ferry campus Lecture Hall. Guest speakers will introduce films and lead discussions following the screenings.

 

Tuesday, April 10 – Where Do We Go Now?

France/Lebanon/Egypt/Italy, 2011 | Directed by Nadine Labaki

 

In a remote Lebanese village, Christian and Muslim women band together and scheme to curb the escalating tensions and violence among the men.

           

Genres: Comedy | Drama

Languages: Arabic (with English subtitles)

Runtime: 110 minutes

Rated PG-13 for thematic drug material, some sensuality, and violent images

 

Wednesday, April 11 – Wild Tales

Argentina/Spain, 2014 | Directed by Damián Szifron

 

In an exploration of the extremes of human behavior, characters in six tales are pushed to their limits and cross the line that divides civilization and barbarism.

 

Genres: Comedy | Drama | Thriller

Languages: Spanish (with English subtitles)

Runtime: 122 minutes

Rated R for violence, language, and brief sexuality

 

Thursday, April 12 – Land of Mine

Denmark/Germany, 2015 | Directed by Martin Zandvliet

 

In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German prisoners of war are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant.

 

Genres: Drama | History | War

Languages: German | Danish | English (with English subtitles)

Runtime: 100 minutes

Rated R for violence, some grisly images, and language

 

Friday, April 13 – The Eagle Huntress

UK/Mongolia/USA, 2016 | Directed by Otto Bell

 

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first girl in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress.

 

Genres: Documentary | Adventure | Sport

Languages: Kazakh | English (with English subtitles)

Runtime: 87 minutes

Rated G

Parking Information

Exclusive Film Festival parking is available at the Alcott School, 535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, with free shuttle service beginning at 6:00 p.m.

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