• Virtual International Film Club: Tomorrow

    In celebration of the Earth Day, let’s focus on our planet and watch a documentary “Tomorrow”. As we all know, the world’s climate is changing. Instead of showing the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. We hope you will enjoy watching it and will join us for a discussion on Friday, April 22, at noon. We are looking forward to seeing you on Friday’s Zoom discussion. Film title: TOMORROW Join a discussion on Zoom Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/video/vi4216501785/?ref_=tt_vi_i_1 Available at Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/1575634 (PUID required) Synopsis: Faced with a sense of powerlessness in the face of growing evidence of a coming mass human extinction, Melanie Laurent…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: About Elly

    We will be discussing the following film: About Elly Synopsis: With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of old college pals (two married couples and a brother and sister, along with three young kids) decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they quickly catch on to the plan of lively Sepideh, who has brought along Elly, her daughter’s kindergarten teacher, in hopes of setting her up with recently divorced Ahmad. Winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival and winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: Gather

    We will be discussing the following film: Film title: Gather (2020, USA) Synopsis: GATHER follows the stories of natives on the frontlines of a growing movement to reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities that were devastated by genocide. An indigenous chef embarks on a ambitious project to reclaim ancient food ways on the Apache reservation; in South Dakota a gifted Lakota high school student, raised on a buffalo ranch, is proving her tribes native wisdom through her passion for science; and a group of young men of the Yurok tribe in Northern California are struggling to keep their culture alive and rehabilitate the habitat of their sacred salmon. All these stories combine…