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7:30pm International Film Series: The Light Between Oceans
November 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
I-House and United Nations Association – Davis Chapter co-sponsors the screening of free international films (with subtitles) on the first and third Fridays of each month from September – May. Refreshments are served at 7:30pm, and films begin at 8:00pm. Donations are appreciated. In addition to the United Nations series, I-House offers a variety of mini film festivals throughout the year.
There is no charge, but donations are welcomed and gratefully accepted to help raise funds for UNA’s Adopt-a-Future campaign in cooperation with UNHCR to build classrooms in refugee camps in Kenya.
Please check the calendar for upcoming films.
In case you missed our movie night, or you have some suggestions for good movies, you can view a list of all movies we have shown so far: UNA IH Int films 1997 through Nov. 2017
November 16, 2018 The Light Between Oceans (2016, US/UK/New Zealand, directed by Derek Cianfrance, 132 min.)
Quiet and reserved World War I trench battle veteran Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on a remote island, Janus Rock, off the Australian coast. He meets Isabel (Alicia Vikander) in the mainland town and their immediate mutual attraction leads to marriage. Their happiness is marred by two miscarriages. Then a rowboat washes ashore, containing the body of a man and a crying baby girl whom Isabel persuades Tom to raise as their own. A complex story unfolds, about love and guilt, forgiveness and redemption, the meaning of parenthood and the ramifications of difficult decisions. With Rachel Weisz as Hannah Roennfeldt and Florence Clery as Lucy-Grace. (#437)