Some of these films have not been rated and may be aimed at a mature audience. Parental discretion is advised.
When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, José is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest. He soon realizes he is part of Nora’s plan to bring her family back together for one last Passover feast. Despite her meticulous plans, a mysterious photograph left under the bed will lead to an unexpected outcome, reminding us that sometimes the greatest love stories are hidden in the smallest places.
Attenberg is an offbeat coming-of-age film. 23-year-old Marina is living in a small, factory town where her once-visionary architect father, has returned to die. Finding the human species foreign, she keeps her distance, choosing to observe mankind through Sir David Attenborough’s mammal documentaries and the songs of Suicide. While preparing for her father’s impending death, Marina discovers her own sexuality through lessons from her only friend, Bella, and a visiting engineer. Equal parts abstract theater and melodrama, Attenberg sincerely and humorously navigates the defining moments in life.
In this sweet-natured romantic comedy, Angélique is a gifted chocolate-maker whose uncontrollable shyness prevents her from acknowledging her talents. Struggling chocolatier Jean-René who also suffers from a similar case of awkward bashfulness that threatens to drown his company, hires Angélique as a new sales associate. With the future of the business hanging in the balance, can they overcome their limitations and confess their sweet affections for one another?
A lyrical romance of two lonely souls connecting. Chinese textile worker Shun Li finds her plans to bring her son to Italy in disarray when she’s transferred as a barmaid in a shabby waterfront tavern in the fishing village of Chioggia. There she meets Bepi, a fisherman of Slavic origin, nicknamed “the Poet” by friends and a tentative bond emerges to the dismay of both the Chinese and local communities.
Fleeing the violence that claimed those dearest to her, Alicia takes refuge in La Sirga at the guesthouse of Oscar, the only family she has left. It is on the shores of a great lake in the Andes, she tries to rebuild her life. While she feels safe there, her new home is not spared by the fighting. The return of Oscar’s son Freddy — and his possible link with the warring factions — bring La Sirga what Alicia fears the most.
All films are FREE and open to the public Sponsored by Friends of the Coos Bay Library