Foreign Film Series – Fall 2014

December 2, 2014
Aliyah
(France – 2011)

Still from the film: Aliyah

Alex, 27, is involved with drugs and dark deals in the streets of Paris, with only a vague sense of being a Jew. But when his cousin Nathan offers him an opportunity to partner in his Tel Aviv restaurant, the chance for a fresh start appeals. Alex first has to learn Hebrew, raise funds for the restaurant, and apply for "Aliyah," the return to the Holy Land.

In French with English subtitles.
Director: Elie Wajeman, 90 minutes

 

December 9, 2014
Key of Life
(Japan – 2011)

Still from the film: Key of Life

Sakurai is an out-of-work actor, debt-ridden, and heartbroken. He can't even pull off his own suicide. He seizes the chance to switch identities when a well-to-do stranger in the bathhouse slips, hits his head and suffers amnesia. Only Sakurai's bad luck follows him into his new life.

In Japanese with English subtitles.
Director: Kenji Uchida, 128 minutes

Sponsors

The Foreign Film Series is sponsored by:

  • Wilkens Library
  • Department of Arts and Communication
  • Department of Language and Literature

For more information call Cindy Pavlos:
(508) 362-2131 x4453.

Individuals requiring auxiliary needs or services to access this event may contact the O'Neill Center for Disability Services, (508) 362-2131 x4337.

 

Time: Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Location: Lecture Hall A – Science Building

FREE and open to all!