Some of these films have not been rated and may be aimed at a mature audience. Parental discretion is advised.
August 8th – Watchtower (Turkey, 2012) 96 min
Haunted by a tragic incident, Nihat isolated himself by becoming a fire warden in a remote observation tower far out in the wilderness. Seher lives in a makeshift room at a rural bus station, and she has taken a job as a bus hostess to escape her own traumatic past Both Nihat and Seher have come to this place to get away from people who know them. The infinite wisdom of Fate finally brings the two lonely people together, but there is no certainty that all will work out.
September 12th – Mujhse Fraandship Karoge (India, 2011) 105 min
A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of social networking, Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge tells the tale of two college students, Vishal and Preity who fake their online identities in an attempt to get the attention of drop dead gorgeous Malvika and rockstar Rahul. What they do not realize, is that the person they hate most in the real world, just happens to be the same person they have fallen in love with online.
October 10th – Lucky (UK/South Africa, 2011) 104 min
A simple but profoundly moving portrait of humanity in fractious post-apartheid South Africa. After losing his mother to AIDS, Lucky leaves his rural Zulu village to get an education in the city. Finding that his uncle has spent his education fund, he is reluctantly taken in by Padma, a formidable Indian widow with an inherent fear of Africans. Though they do not understand each other’s language, an unlikely and unique bond develops between them. Despite all the odds, love triumphs over decades of racial segregation.
All films are FREE and open to the public Sponsored by Friends of the Coos Bay Library