2017 Spring Foreign Film Series

Films start at 7PM every Sunday night in the library meeting room. Free admission. The Sundries of the World Film Series is sponsored by ACPL, the Laramie Film Society, the Alibi Pub, Mizu Sushi and Turtle Rock Coffee & Cafe.

4/16/17

Juan of the Dead (Cuba)

Juan is a slacker trying to reconnect with his daughter, who plans to rejoin her mother in Miami. Lazaro, Juan's friend, is trying to connect with his own son, a persistent womanizer. They begin to notice that locals are "going crazy", killing people and eating their flesh, and the recently deceased are returning to life. The Cuban government and the media claim that the zombies are dissidents revolting against the government. Juan starts a business to profit off of killing the zombies, but the group may soon find their own lives at risk.

 

4/23/17

Of Horses and Men (Iceland)

A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. A funny look at the relationship between man and horse in the Icelandic countryside.

 

4/30/17

Lebanon (Isreal)

June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and an infantry platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a nightmare. The four members of a tank crew find themselves in a violent situation that they cannot handle. Motivated by fear and the basic instinct of survival, they desperately try not to lose themselves in the most emblematic act of uncivilized problem solving: war.

 

5/7/16

Schneider vs. Bax (Denmark)

Schneider, a hit man, gets a call from Mertens on the morning of his birthday. He has a rush job for Schneider who refuses it, because it is his birthday and he has promised Lucy, his wife, to help her with the preparations for the dinner party. Mertens insists that it is an important matter. Schneider is told that the target is Ramon Bax, a writer. He lives alone in a secluded place. "It's an easy job. With a little luck you're back home before noon." Schneider accepts the assignment. What seems to be a simple job turns out to be more than expected.