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Formed by a group of neighborhood volunteers fifteen years ago, the Kentlands Film Society brings a five-film season of quality, art house, often foreign, films to the Gaithersburg Arts Barn every year.  With the support of the Kentlands Community Foundation, we have successfully carried out this mission. So, grab your TV remote or portable device and see what films you might enjoy watching.  Some may also be available on iTunes, Google Play, Hulu, Vudu, etc., so check your other streaming services.



Mustang (2015) PG-13 Turkey/France – Drama

            When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. (

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Like Father, Like Son (2013) NR Japan – Drama

            When a successful workaholic businessman learns that his biological son was switched with another boy after birth, he faces the difficult decision to choose his true son or the boy he and his wife have raised as their own. (

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Outsourced (2006) PG-13 USA – Comedy, Drama, Romance

            After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman heads to India to train his replacement. (

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The Lives of Others (2006) R Germany – Drama, Mystery, Thriller

            In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (

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Short Term 12 (2013) R USA – Drama

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-working and longtime boyfriend. (

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The Eagle Huntress (2016) G UK/Mongolia – Documentary, Adventure, Sport

            Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress. (

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As it is in Heaven (2004) NR Sweden – Comedy, Drama, Music

            A famous international conductor returns to his small childhood town in northern Sweden for early retirement, where he’s asked to help with the church choir. He affects the lives of all those in the group. (

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Nowhere in Africa (2001) R Germany – Biography, Drama, History

            A German Jewish refugee family moves to Kenya in the 1930’s where they must adjust to farm life. (

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Maudie (2016) PG-13 Canada/Ireland – Biography, Drama, Romance

            Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in this film about an arthritic Nova Scotia woman who works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community. (

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In a Better World (2010) R Denmark – Drama, Romance

            The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait. (

Available on Netflix DVD, Prime Video… allows free streaming of films in their collection

to Montgomery County Public Library cardholders.