The Neville Public Museum
International Film Series
Film screenings usually begin at 7 pm (Earlier start times will be indicated). All films are unrated, but intended for mature audiences. Neither advance reservations nor tickets are needed to attend any of the films in the series. All films are shown in the Neville Theater (132 seating capacity) unless otherwise noted. All films are free and open to the public.
Please note, because most of the films are foreign-made, they have SUBTITLES. They are not dubbed into English. All films are suggested for mature audience and free and open to the public. Screenings are at 7:00pm in the auditorium of the Neville Public Museum.
- Green Bay Film Society
- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
- Neville Public Museum of Brown County
- Brown County Library
- Wisconsin Humanities Council
Spring 2017 Schedule
January 18 Honey in My Head (Germany, 2014)
Before a young girl’s parents can put her beloved grandfather into a nursing home as a result of his progressing Alzheimer’s disease, she takes him on one last adventure that threatens to tear her family apart in this touching comedy-drama.
February 1 Not Another Happy Ending (Scotland, 2013)
When a struggling Glasgow publisher discovers his only successful author has writer’s block, he has to help her overcome or he's finished. However, she's become happy with her newfound success and can't write when she's happy. The only trouble is, the worse he makes her feel, the more he realizes he's in love with her.
February 15 Salam Neighbor (USA, 2015)
In an effort to better understand refugee life, filmmaker Chris Temple spent one month living alongside displaced Syrian and Iraqi families in the Za’atari refugee camp. As the first filmmakers ever allowed by the UN to be registered inside a refugee camp, they were able to get a never before seen look into the world’s most pressing crisis. Their experience uncovered overwhelming trauma but also the untapped potential these refugees possess. Part of our special series: Displacement and Immigration: through a different lens.
March 1 Hidden Histories (USA, 2016)
This collection of short narrative films recounts the legacy of the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Filmmakers will be in attendance, as part of this year’s Green Bay Film Festival’s Films Around Town.
March 15 Life Feels Good (Poland, 2013)
Based on a true story, Life feels Good tells the story of a boy suffering from cerebral palsy. As long as he's been alive, Matuesz has heard people call him a vegetable. His parents hold out hope that he can understand them, but doctors refuse to believe he's an intelligent being. Most of them suggest he be put in a home. The experts are wrong, though as he thinks and feels like anyone else. For him, every day is a mission to be understood; another opportunity to prove everyone wrong. Presented in conjunction with the Polish Heritage Society.
April 5 The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Ireland, 2006)
In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them. Two brothers who initially fight for independence, find themselves conflicted and on opposite sides when a peace treaty is proposed. Presented by Prof. Caroline Boswell (History, UW-Green Bay)
April 19 Becoming American (USA, 1982)
Hang Sou and his family await resettlement in a refugee camp in Thailand after fleeing their war-consumed native Laos. Becoming American records their odyssey as they travel to and resettle in the United States. As they face nine months of culture shock and prejudice, they gradually adapt to their new home in Seattle. Part of our special series Displacement and Immigration: through a different lens. Presented by Prof. Pao Lor and Prof. Christin DePouw (Education, UW-Green Bay)
May 10 Inocente (USA, 2012)
At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dreams of becoming an artist be caged by her life as an undocumented immigrant and homeless for the last nine years. Her colorful paintings create a world that looks nothing like her own dark past. Told in her own words, Inocente is a story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America. Part of our series: Displacement and Immigration: through a different lens. Presented by Prof. Cristina Ortiz (Spanish, UW-Green Bay)
International Film Series: Becoming American
International Film Series: Inocente