All AboutScreenings will be free, but due to social distancing requirements, capacity is limited to 65 people. Please plan to arrive by 6:45pm to get a seat. 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.
Screenings begin at 7:00pm. Screenings on the 1st Wednesday of the month will occur in the auditorium of the Neville Public Museum. Screenings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month will be virtual.
All films are free and open to the public and are unrated but intended for a mature audience.
September 1 Finding Vivian Maier (USA, 2018)
This intriguing documentary shuttles from New York to France to Chicago as it traces the life story of the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs has earned her a posthumous reputation as one of America's most accomplished and insightful street photographers.
October 6 Autumn Spring (Czech Republic, 2001)
A bittersweet comedy about an old man who refuses to grow up. Despite pleas from his wife who wants him to make serious decisions about the future, Fanda ignores her and spends his days seeking amusement and adventure. Shown in conjunction with UW-Green Bay’s International Czech & Slovak Voice competition.
November 3 Il Divo (Italy, 2008)
Winner of the Cannes Jury Prize this biopic recounts the life of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti covering a large portion of his seven terms as prime minister of Italy. It concerns itself with the inner machinations of the man known as “Beelzebub,” and the role of the Mafia in postwar Italy. Sponsored by the Italo-American Society.
December 1 Jasper Jones (Australia, 2017)
Jasper Jones is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed-race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer.
September 15 The Neutral Ground (USA, 2021)
POV’s documentary explores New Orleans’ fight over monuments and America’s troubled legacy with the Civil War. In 2015, director CJ Hunt was filming the City Council’s vote to remove four confederate monuments. When it is halted by death threats, CJ sets out to understand why a losing army from 1865 still holds so much power in America. Directed by CJ Hunt, Darcy McKinnon and Roy Wood, Jr. This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series. www.pbs.org/pov
October 20 Mayor (USA 2021)
Musa Hadid is the Christian mayor of Ramallah, the de factor capital of the Palestinian Authority. As he tries to keep his city running while paving sidewalks, planning holidays, etc, his job is made increasingly difficult by the Israeli occupation. Mayor asks with humor and outrage: how do you run a city of you don’t have a country? Directed by David Osit. This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series. www.pbs.org/pov
November 17 House Calls (Germany, 2018)
House calls is an unconventional portrait about an 80-year-old philosopher who goes from door to door to prepare people for the great occasion of Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday. In search of closeness, he wants to get to the bottom of the pressing issues of our time.
Sponsors:Neville Public Museum of Brown County
Brown County Library
Green Bay Film Society
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
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