Movies & Music

Learn about new and favorite films and music with recommendations by our staff and others.

Film Club – The Teacher (Slovakia)

In a middle school classroom in Bratislava in 1983, a new teacher asks each student to stand up, introduce themselves and tell her what their parents do for a living. It soon becomes clear that the pupils’ grades are related to how willing their parents are to help the teacher with her errands, her housecleaning, and other random services.

May 29, 2018|Categories: Movies & Music|

Film Club – Bad Lucky Goat (Colombia)

The Denton family runs a hotel in the beautiful Port Paradise situated on Colombia’s breathtaking Caribbean coast. Cornelius and his older sister Rita are sent out to pick up guests. While bickering, the siblings hit a stray goat. The poor animal is dead and their father’s car is damaged. This starts the incompatible duo’s search for a garage and money to pay for repairs

April 23, 2018|Categories: Movies & Music|

Film Club: Glory (Bulgaria)

Glory (Slava) interweaves dark humor in a tale concerning a poor but honest railroad worker who finds millions of dollars on the tracks. It offers a morality tale that underscores the connections between personal experience and the larger social and political forces that – improbably and all too frequently – push and pull us in ways we would not ordinarily choose.

March 28, 2018|Categories: Movies & Music|
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