Friday Night Films
Fall 2016 Schedule
 All films are screened in Hasley Hall 101 as part of the Cinema department's educational program.
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August 26
About Elly  
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.
A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.

 September 2nd
Hail Ceaser
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.
Knight of Cups
A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.

 September 16th
The Wave
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Embrace the Serpent
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant

September 30th
45 years
A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.
The Innocents
In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent.  
So good that both the IFF and the Friday Night Program have scheduled this film
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
October 14th
Dark Horse
An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse
Twice a year the Italian city of Siena goes crazy for the oldest horse race in the world: the Palio. Not your average race: strategy, bribery and corruption play as much a part as the skill of the riders.
 October 28th
 Midnight Special
A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.
The Lobster
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
November 18th
The Man that Know infinity   
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
Our Little Sister
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
In 1955, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.
December 9
Sing Street
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Eddie the Eagle       
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.