Foreign Film SIG

The Foreign Film SIG is a group that meets regularly to view and discuss great movies from all over the world.  

The films, dates and times will be posted on this Foreign Film SIG page and announced as events on the OLLI event page.  The event announcements will contain a little more information about the film, including directors and leading actors/actresses, and film photo. With input from all SIG members, the steering committee will select the next four films and schedule times, dates and locations. 

We would love to hear about your ideas for future film screenings.  Let us know your suggestions via our Foreign Film Bulletin Board. 

For more information about this SIG please contact Chris Guidette.

Here is the schedule of films for the next 4 months.  Go to the OLLI Events page to reserve your place or get the Zoom link.

FILM                                PRESENTER             DATE          TIME              LOCATION    

Jean de Florette                     Bluhm                  Jan. 6           2 PM           TBD

A Special Day                        Guidette               Feb. 2           7:30 P          ZOOM

Shame                                   Fleischner            Mar. 3            2 PM           TBD

Pather  Panchali                      Rubin                  Apr. 6            7:30 P          ZOOM     

Jean de Florette (2pm January 6th 2022)  Click here to Register

In this acclaimed French drama, the enterprising Ugolin Soubeyran (Daniel Auteuil) returns to his native countryside after the serving in the military. Intent on growing expensive flowers, he conspires with his uncle, Cesar (Yves Montand), to gain access to a hidden spring on a neighboring property. When their initial attempt to buy the land fails, they must contend with Jean de Florette (Gérard Depardieu), who arrives with his family to work the coveted plot and turn it into a profitable farm.

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