Cinema CNC kicks off its fall series has something for everyone, featuring films from Argentina and Australia.
The curtain rises Saturday, Oct. 9 when Academy Award winner The Secret in Their Eyes from Argentina hits the big screen in Room 1-306 at CNCs Prince George campus.
“We’re excited to have this mix of international films, with subjects ranging from ballroom dancing to garbage,” said organizer and film buff Peter Maides. “The Fall 2010 series boasts nine films ranging from screenplays to documentaries, from the U.S., U.K., Australia, Italy and Argentina.
The Secret in their Eyes won the Oscar last spring for Best Foreign Language Film. It’s a suspenseful crime drama with a love story at its core. The documentary Waste Land (Nov. 6) is about the people who survive on refuse from the world’s largest landfill site outside Rio de Janerio. The series wraps up Nov. 27 with Jack Goes Boating where best actor Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman makes his directorial debut. Based on the acclaimed off Broadway play of the same name, Jack Goes Boating is an unconventional tale of love, betrayal and friendship set against the backdrop of working-class New York City. Other films include Mao’s Last Dancer (Oct. 16,) I Am Love (Oct. 23) Soul Kitchen (Nov. 13) and Tamara Drewe (Nov. 13.) Showtimes for all films are 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Passes are $42 for all seven films available at CNC Bookstore and Books and Company. Single tickets $8 regular, $6 students, seniors (except for the first film) will be available the Monday before screenings.