We are featuring a four week Foreign Film Festival in July. The selections, each from a different country, are among some of the best rated in their genre. The films will be screened Mondays at 1pm in their original language with English subtitles.
A Fantastic Woman – Winner Best Foreign Language Film. Marina is a young woman who leads a double life as a waitress and a nightclub singer. She’s dating Oscar, a man 30 years her senior. Marina’s life is thrown into turmoil when Oscar falls ill and dies. It’s revealed that Marina is also a transgender woman, and both her identity and her relationship with Oscar are treated as both perverse and suspicious. Marina comes into her own as she struggles with being shunned by Oscar’s family. (Chile) R / 1hr 40min
Gunn Memorial Library and Museum
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