April 26, 2013

Film The Revolutionary Optimist

Posted in Bénédicte Mauguière tagged , at 3:29 am by Benedicte Mauguiere

Saturday, May 4, 4:30 p.m.
Part of the Maine Film Center Premiere Weekend!

The new film from Waterville’s own Shadow Distribution, which brought national audiences such terrific films as The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, The Weather Underground, Latcho Drom and Heading South, enjoys a perfect 100% positive critics’ rating in Rotten Tomatoes!Children are saving lives in the slums of Kolkata. Amlan Ganguly doesn’t rescue slum children; he empowers them to become change agents, battling poverty and transforming their neighborhoods with dramatic results in this inspiring film. Filmed over the course of several years, The Revolutionary Optimists follows Amlan and three of the children he works with on an intimate journey through adolescence, as they fight for the better future he encourages them to imagine is deservedly theirs. In English and in Hindi with English subtitles. Unrated. 83 Min.

The Revolutionary Optimists

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April 5, 2013

Film screening of A Separation

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , , , , at 12:33 am by Benedicte Mauguiere

Watch the Oscar-winning film, A SEPARATION, at Railroad this Tuesday, April 9th!

From IMDB: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease.

Watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Sswx_vrWk

When: 7 PM Tuesday April 9th
Where: Railroad Square Cinema in Waterville, Maine
What: Film screening of A Separation

Brought to you by the Persian Students Association, Cinema Studies, the Cultural Events Committee, PCB, and Amnesty International.