International Film Club
Please join us for the next meeting for the film club. Film title: Leona (Mexico 2018) Synopsis:An intimate, insightful, and moving film that tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love. Ripe with all the drama and interpersonal conflicts of a Jane Austen novel, watching her negotiate the labyrinth of familial pressure, religious precedent, and her own burgeoning sentiment is both painful and beautiful – there are no easy choices to be made. Free and available online at Kanopyhttps://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/11704283 (PUID required) Watch the trailer: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8446886/ We look forward to seeing there!
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,…