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    Virtual IEGAP International Film Club

    We are pleased to write to you with a film selection and date for conversation for the inaugural International Film Club meeting.  Instead of adding a new date to our already busy schedules, we suggest that we use one of our Friday get-togethers to discuss the film. Below is a link to the catalogue information about the film and a link to Kanopy (where it says “Available online”). It requires a PUID and Duo authentication.  Film title: Sweet Bean (2015, Japanese) https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11125062 Synopsis: The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her,…

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    Princeton International Series: Capernaum (4/4)

    This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets (and free popcorn). “Capernaum” This powerful, intimate story from Lebanon floored audiences at Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival and is Academy Award-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. After running away from a life of squalor and his negligent parents, committing a violent crime, and being sentenced to five years in jail, a gutsy, streetwise 12-year-old boy sues his parents “for giving me life.” https://princetongardentheatre.org/films/shoplifters-event Running time: 2hr 6min Director: Nadine Labaki (Lebanon)

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    Princeton Interational Series: Shoplifters (3/6)

    This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets (and free popcorn). “Shoplifters” Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for this wonderful, understated drama. SHOPLIFTERS follows a group of misfit petty criminals, young and old, who form a family unit and share a small apartment. Despite the family’s troubles, Koreeda finds moments of humor in this poignant and affecting film. https://princetongardentheatre.org/films/shoplifters-event Running time: 2hr Country: Japan

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    Princeton International Series: The Guilty (2/7)

    This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets (and free popcorn). “The Guilty” THE GUILTY is an innovative Danish thriller that premiered to nearly unanimous praise at the Cannes Film Festival. A police dispatcher answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is disconnected, he sets out to solve the case with only his phone as a tool. An expertly-paced, tense drama. https://princetongardentheatre.org/films/the-guilty     Running time: 1hr 25min Country: Denmark  

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    Princeton International Series: Liyana (1/10)

      This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets. “Liyana” Five orphaned children in Swaziland collaborate to tell a story about a girl who embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. Their fictional character’s journey, depicted through animation, is interwoven with poetic and observational documentary scenes to create a genre-defying celebration of collective storytelling, perseverance, and the power of creativity.   Running time 1 hour, 17 minutes. Directed by Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp       More information at: https://princetongardentheatre.org/films/liyana  

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    Princeton International Cinema Series: Mary and the Witch’s Flower (12/6)

    This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets (and free popcorn). The film is shown at Princeton Garden Theatre on Thursday, Dec 6 at 5:30pm. “Mary and the Witch’s Flower” An adventure story about a young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers for one night.         Country of origin: Japan Running time 1 hour, 43 minutes.   https://princetongardentheatre.org/films/mary-and-the-witchs-flower

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    Documentary film “Of Fathers and Sons” at Princeton Garden Theatre

    This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets.   “Of Fathers and Sons” While sharing the life of a radical Islamist family, award-winning filmmaker Talal Derki captured the story of 12- and 13-year-old brothers being groomed by their father to be Jihad fighters. 1 hour, 38 minutes.       Running time 1 hour, 38 minutes. Directed by: Talal Derki

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    Argentinian Film “Zama” at the Princeton Garden Theatre

      This film is a part of Princeton International Cinema Series and IEGAP members are eligible for free tickets. “Zama” Based on the 1956 novel by Antonio Di Benedetto, this Argentine film, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, tells the story of a 17th century Spanish officer in a remote posting who awaits his transfer to his native Buenos Aires. Zama’s situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively every task entrusted to him by successive governors who come and go as he stays behind. The years go by and the letter from the king never arrives.…

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