It’s “Eight Below” and a great movie to watch if it’s hot outside! It’s a wonderful movie about dogs. Please join us for the last movie of the year — we will start up again in September — on Sept. 6 to be exact.
Category Archives: International movies
What a great weekend at I-House! It started out on Friday night with a wonderful movie, “Salmon Fishing in Yemen,” which turned out to be a love story. At the conclusion, everyone in the Community Room clapped with pleasure. That was followed on Saturday night by an Indian music concert by the Nada Brahma Ensemble. […]
April 5, 2013 Tulpan (2008, Kazakhstan/Russia/Germany/Poland/Switzerland/Italy, directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy, 100 min.) This was Kazakhstan’s 2009 submission to the Academy awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Welcome to a totally different world, so unfamiliar that one critic wrote it might as well be Mars. The Hunger Steppe of Kazakhstan is a place where the horizon […]
“Le Grand Voyage” (2004, France/Morocco/Bulgaria/Turkey, directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi, 108 min.) This story of a father-son road trip highlights the deep generational and cultural gaps between a modern young French-Moroccan preparing for his college entrance exams in France (Réda, played by Nicolas Cazalé) and his devoutly religious father (played by Mohamed Majd) who demands that […]
“Footnote,” (2011, Israel, directed by Joseph Cedar, 103 min.) is a drama/comedy (nominated for an Oscar for best foreign-language film in 2012) that tells the story of a great rivalry between two professor Shkolniks: father Eliezer (Schlomo Bar Aba) and son Uriel (Lior Ashkenazi), both eccentric specialists in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in […]