At the Gaithersburg Arts Barn
September 18, 2016 The Second Mother (2015) R Brazil
November 13, 2016 The Attack (2012) R France
January 15, 2017 Short Term 12 (2013) R USA
March 19, 2017 Like Father, Like Son (2013) NR Japan
Japan – English subtitles – 130 minutes
Riyota and Midori lead a comfortable middle class life with their 6-year-old son, Keita. A nightmare begins when they learn that Keita isn’t their son; he was switched at birth with another family’s baby. The parents are miserable but they meet their biological son and the working class family that raised him, also unaware of the switch. Over time the families and children get to know each other and the parents decide the fate of their sons. complicated emotions about his own father and what it means to be a loving parent. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
May 21, 2017 1000 Times Goodnight (or a Thousand Times Good Night) (2013) NR
Irish/Norwegian – English – 117 minutes
Rebecca is a photojournalist who dares to go into dangerous situations to document wars and other world events. Her husband can’t understand why she puts her life on the line when she has two children at home. The film examines Rebecca’s motivations and the tension a family faces when one parent’s work – this time the mother’s – takes them away from home and often into peril. Audiences will recognize Juliette Binoche from “Chocolat” and other well-known films, and Nikolaj Coster-Woldau from “Game of Thrones.”
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