1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Travel to foreign lands, real or fantasy, experiencing cultural differences on this intriguing journey. We will also come “home” to honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a story of migrant farm workers, so many with roots south of our borders.
A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings.
Sunday, September 7, 1:30 PM
A mistaken delivery by Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young, unhappy housewife to an older man as they build a fantasy world through notes in the lunchbox. A critic and audience favorite alike.
Friday, September 19, 2 & 6:30 PM
Follow the escapades of legendary concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes) and his trusty “lobby boy.” “Fiennes, with his rapid-fire delivery and rapier mustache, is hilarious, dapper, and total perfection” (Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News). Written and directed by Wes Anderson, and starring a renowned cast of characters.
Sunday, October 5, 1:30 PM
Commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month—and honor Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers of America. Starring Michael Peña as the passionate and soft-spoken Chavez in this testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world. Co-starring John Malkovich as the leader of the opposition.
Friday, October 17, 2 & 6:30 PM
Inspired by a true story, Belle is the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Belle’s lineage affords her privileges; yet her skin color prevents her from full participation in society. She falls in love with an idealistic young man, and together they help to end slavery in England. A beautiful period piece with stirring performances.
Sunday, November 2, 1:30 PM
Love and understanding cross cultural boundaries when a South African orphan leaves his Zulu village to make his own life in the city, only to find no one will help him—except a formidable Indian woman. “A simple but profoundly moving portrait of humanity... a wonderful little gem” (BBC review). Learn about Film Movement, a great option available for exploring independent foreign films at home.
Friday, November 21, 2 & 6:30 PM
Wadjda, a determined 10-year-old Saudi girl, dreams of owning a bicycle. She lives in a conservative world, however, and her mother fears repercussions from their society. The first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first feature-length film made by a female Saudi director, Wadjda has won numerous awards at film festivals around the world.