International Film Series

International Film Series

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Screenings will be free, but due to social distancing requirements, capacity is limited to 65 people at the Neville. 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.

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. Screenings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month will occur at the Tarlton Theater.


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

February 2 The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020, Tunisia)
Sam Ali, a Syrian young man, fled the Syrian civil war. In Lebanon, he meets a famous tattoo artist, who makes Sam’s back his canvas for a piece of work. Soon, Sam becomes a living work of art worth millions. Collectors are interested, but human rights activists are outraged at the exploitation. Tunisia’s entry for Best International Film.

March 2 Chopin. Caribbean Key (2020, Poland)
This film tells the Antilian history of Chopin's music and the fate of its creators. The music of the Polish composer, Fryderyk Chopin, reached the Caribbean Island of Curaçao in the 19th century and inspired local musicians to compose the “Caribbean Mazurka”. For many years the piece has been known as the national dance of Curaçao.

April 6 Palio (2015, Italy)
Twice a year the Italian city of Siena goes crazy for the oldest horse race in the world: the Palio. Strategy, bribery, and corruption play as much a part as the skill of the riders. Palio is the thrilling story of a young ‘outsider’ keen to break in to the dangerous but lucrative race and the corrupt 'insider' who has manipulated the city of Siena for a decade. Their passionate and dramatic battle is an epic and cinematic tale of Italian life in microcosm. Sponsored by the Club Italo-Americano of Green Bay.
 
May 4 You Will Die at 20 (2019, Sudan)
Only its seventh feature film, this was Sudan’s entry for Best International Film. Shortly after Muzamil is born, a traveling sheikh prophesizes he will die at 20. In what becomes a coming-of-death tale, his devastated mother is sentenced to mourn her son while he lives. Growing up under the constant loom of death, Muzamil becomes increasingly curious about what it means to live beyond his mother's confines.
 

In-Person Screenings at the Tarlton Theater

January 19 Father’s Little Dividend (1951 dir. Vincente Minnelli)
In this sequel to Father of the Bride, Stanley Banks (Spencer Tracy) learns that his daughter Kay (Elizabeth Taylor) is going to have a baby. When they get the news, everyone except Stanley is overjoyed.
 
February 16 The Man with the Golden Arm (1955 dir. Otto Preminger)
Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) is a skilled card dealer and one-time heroin addict. When he returns home from jail, he struggles to find a new livelihood and to avoid slipping back into addiction.
 
March 16 The Stranger (1946 dir. Orson Welles)
Wilson (Edward G. Robinson) of the War Crimes Commission is seeking Franz Kindler, mastermind of the Holocaust, who has effectively erased his identity. Wilson releases Kindler's former comrade Meinike and follows him to Harper, Connecticut, where he is killed before he can identify Kindler.
 
April 20 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952 dir. Henry King)
As writer Harry Street (Gregory Peck) lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident, he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing.
 
May 18 The Outlaw (1943 dir. Howard Hawks)
Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday, and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and attention of a beautiful woman (Jane Russell).
 

Sponsors:


Neville Public Museum of Brown County

Brown County Library

Green Bay Film Society

Weidner Center for Performing Arts

Tarlton Theater


Contact Info
(920) 448-4460
Visit the Green Bay Film Society Website