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Foreign Films


Foreign film enthusiasts are invited to join Mount Marty Colleges Gregorian Club for free Sunday afternoon film showings. Films begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Scholastica Learning Center, Room 108 on the Mount Marty College campus.

The films are hosted by Sister Cynthia Binder. Attendees are welcome to engage in discussion about the film following each presentation.

Here are just a few of the films we have watched in the past.

amourAMOUR (2012)
Directed by Michael Hanneke
Runtime: 127 minutes
Academy Award winner for the 2012 foreign film plus numerous other international awards,  Amour demonstrates an older couple's courage and compassion as old age brings its greatest challenge. Brilliant performances by Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva.
3 FIVE MINUTES OF HEAVEN (2010)
Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Runtime: 89 minutes
The meeting of a murderer and the brother of his victim shows a powerful confrontation of their worlds of pain, violence, and vengeance. This film explores both sides of Northern Ireland's troubled past as it comes to terms with its still uncertain future.
le bal LANTANA (2001)
Directed by Ray Lawrence
Runtime: 121 minutes
A moving adult story of thwarted relationships, this film is beautifully nuanced at every turn.  The story is based on an Australian play.
lantanaLE BAL (1983)
Directed by Ettore Scola
Runtime: 113 minutes
This story takes place in a hypothetical Parisian dance hall; its plot is communicated through mime, period ballroom dances, and pop music…a clever yet poignant social commentary of prewar, postwar, and modern times.