International Movies

Convener:  Mualla Berksoy-Boluk

The International Movie Group meets to discuss the selected movie for the respective month. It runs between October and June. Meetings take place at one of the members homes. Our mission is to enjoy the evolving diversities of world culture while exploring the cinematography and dialogue of movies through directors' cameras. 

Meetings: Third Thursday, October to June, 1:00 pm in members' homes

Movies for 2018-2019
Three more will be selected later.

Late Spring (1949 Japan. Dir. Y. Ozu.)
Belle (2013 UK. Dir. A. Asante.)
Indochine (1993 French. Dir. R. Wargnier.)
Leviathan (2014 Russia. Dir. A. Zvyagintsev.)
Lion (2016 Australia, UK, USA. Dir. G. Davis.).

Movies for 2017-18

Free Men (2012 French. Dir. I. Ferroukhi.) Based on true events in France during WWI
Z ( 1969 Algerian/ French. Dir. C. Gavras.) Based on real events during 1960s in Greece, filmed in Algeria.
Leila (1997 Iranian. Dir. D. Mehrjui.)
Masquerade (2012 Korean. Dir. Choo Chang-min.)
Skin ( 2008 British-South African. Dir. A. Fabian.)
The Hunt (2012 Danish. Dir. T. Vinterberg.)
Bitter Rice (1949 Italian. Dir. G. De Santis) Criterion collection
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) New Zealandish. Dir. T. Waititi.)

Movies for 2016-17

The Bride Wore Black (1968, France Firector: F. Truffaut)
Bride Flight (2008, Netherlands, Director: B Sombogaart)
Barbara (2012, Germany, Director: C Petzold)
Mother of George (2013, Nigeria, Director: A. Dosunmu)
The Impressionists (2006, British, BBC TV series, disc 1,2)
Like Father, Like Son (2013, Japan, Director: H. Koreeda)
Letters to Father Jacob (2009, Findland, Director: K.Härö)
Farewell My Concubine (1993, China, Director: C Kaige)
Dersu Uzala (1975, Soviet Union and Japan, Director: A. Kurosawa)

 

Movies viewed from 2012-2016