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the ArtHouse Message Board › Foreign Film: "White Material" (France, 2009)

Foreign Film: "White Material" (France, 2009)

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Announcing a new Meetup for the Art House!

What: Film Screening of "White Material" (France, 2009)

When: Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Suggested Donation: $1.00 per person

Where: Landmark's E-Street Cinema



Greetings,

If you are in town this weekend, join us for a matinee film screening at E Street Cinema! We'll be watching White Material, the latest film from French director Claire Denis (read synopsis below/reviews here­).

Following the film, we'll have a drink/snack nearby to chat about the film and mingle a bit.

See more details and RSVP on our Meetup page.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

~Cinthia
The Art House Assistant Organizer



Synopsis

Director Claire Denis (35 Shots of Rum) returns to Africa, where she grew up, for this haunting story of a stubborn woman (Isabelle Huppert) obsessed with staying on her coffee plantation even as an increasingly violent civil war threatens to engulf the area. Her listless son (Nicolas Duvauchelle) refuses to help, and becomes an out-of-control vigilante after encountering threat. Her ex-husband (Christopher Lambert) tries to sell the property behind her back. Meanwhile, a wounded rebel soldier with a bounty on his head (Isaach de Bankole, who starred in Denis' 1988 debut film Chocolat) is hiding on the premises. Huppert is a magnetic if enigmatic presence in a film whose oppressive atmosphere rivals that of Walkabout and Aguirre, the Wrath of God. Original music by Tindersticks. (Fully subtitled)

MEETUP

We'll be meeting at 1:00pm at the top of the stairs near the box office. Look for the RED BERET. At about 1:10pm we'll go find our seats. Screening begins at 1:25pm.

SUGGESTED DONATION (non-refundable)

You are cordially invited to donate $1 (via Paypal or by cash in person) to help cover meetup fees. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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