International Film Series

International Film Series

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Screenings will be free. Face coverings are encouraged for both vaccinated and unvaccinated guests. The Neville Public Museum is working closely with county authorities to maintain proper sanitation and disinfecting.

All films begin at 7:00pm and are free and open to the public. Screenings on the 1st Wednesday of the month will occur in the auditorium of the Neville Public Museum.


All films are free and open to the public and are unrated but intended for a mature audience.
 

In-Person Screenings at the Neville Public Museum

January 3: My Little Sister (Switzerland 2020)

Switzerland’s official submission for the 2021 Academy Awards, the film tells the story of the twins Lisa and Sven, born in Berlin who share a love for the theater. Sven is a famous actor, while Lisa has given up her writing career to live with her husband and children in Switzerland. When Sven falls severely ill, Lisa begins a dramatic re-evaluation of her life.
 
February 7: Hospitalité (Japan 2009)

Mikio Kobayashi lives quietly with his wife, daughter, and divorced sister in downtown Tokyo, where xenophobic neighbors insist on them participating in community meetings, and the most exciting thing to happen is the disappearance of a pet parrot. One day Kagawa appears, claiming to be the son of a financier who once helped Kobayashi's company. In return for his family’s past help, Kagawa requests to move in, and Kobayashi's quiet lifestyle is quickly forgotten when Kagawa invites his wife and other eclectic and foreign visitors to join him in the apartment.
 
March 6: Aurora's Sunrise (Armenia 2022)

Armenia’s official submission for the 2023 Academy Awards. At 14, Aurora Madriganian survived the horrors of the Armenian Genocide and escaped to New York, where her story became a media sensation. Her newfound fame led to her starring as herself in the 1919 silent film Auction of Souls, based on her life. Aurora’s Sunrise blends animation, video testimony and archival footage from Madriganian’s silent epic to re-tell her story. This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS: www.pbs.org/pov
 
April 3: Alone with Her Dreams  (Italy 2010)

The film follows Lucia, a little girl of eleven whose parents emigrate to France, at the end of the 60s’, in looking for work, entrusting her to grandmother Maria, a strict woman unable to express her feelings.  Curiosity pushes her towards the adult world especially men in her family circle, one of whom hides a terrible secret and her grandmother whom she hates so much in the first place, will teach her to fight and to grow with dignity, strength and optimism. Co-Sponsored by the Italo-American Club.

May 1: Chess Story (Germany/Austria 2021)

Based on the novel by Stefan Zweig, Chess Story takes place in occupied Vienna in 1938. Dr. Josef Bartok is preparing to flee to America with his wife Anna when he is arrested by the Gestapo. As a former notary to the Austrian aristocracy, he is told to help the local Gestapo leader gain access to their private bank accounts in order to fund the Nazi regime. Refusing to cooperate, Bartok is locked in solitary confinement. Just as he is beginning to crack, Bartok happens upon a book of famous chess games. To withstand the torture of isolation, Bartok disappears into the world of chess, maintaining his sanity only by memorizing every move.
 

Sponsors:


Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Brown County Library

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


Contact Info
(920) 448-4460
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