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Fall International Film Festival
November 3, 2022 - November 5, 2022
Explore the world of film and its current developments from across the world. Watch films from Denmark, Norway, Spain, France, Iran, and the USA. Submerse yourself in this 3-day 6-film festival and see the current artistic views from around the world.
FLEE (Denmark) – The Grand Jury Prize winner at Sundance, tells the story of Amin as he grapples with a secret he’s kept for over 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and soon to be husband. Told through the use of animation, Amin looks back over his life, opening up for the first time about his past, as a child refugee from Afghanistan, his trauma, the truth about his family, and his acceptance of his own sexuality.
The Worst Person in the World (Norway) – Oscar Nominee, The Worst Person in the World, is a modern dramedy about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo. It Chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Cannes Best Actress Winner, Renate Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
Official Competition (Spain) – A wealthy businessman hires a neurotic director to produce his crowning achievement, a brilliant art film. Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star as two egomaniacs making a movie together in this sharp comedy skewering wealth, art, and pride.
Happening (France) – France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even is she must risk prison top do so…
Hit the Road (Iran) – This charming, sharp-witted, and deeply moving comic drama is a road-trip movie with unexpected twists and turns. It follows a family of four — two middle-aged parents and their sons, one taciturn adult, the other an ebullient six-year-old – as they drive across the Iranian countryside. They bond over memories of the past, grapple with fears of the unknown, and fuss over their sick dog. Unspoken tensions arise as the film slowly reveals the furtive purpose of their journey.
JAZZ FEST: A New Orleans Story (USA) – Weaving together live performances and interviews from the 50th Anniversary of the iconic festival this film not only captures the festival in all its beauty and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy. Featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century.
Thursday, Nov. 3rd
5:30 PM FLEE
7:30 PM The worst Person in the
Friday, Nov. 4th
5:30 PM Hit the Road
7:30 PM Happening
Saturday, Nov. 5th
12:30 PM Hit the Road
2:30 PM The Worst Person in the
5:30 PM JAZZ FEST
7:30 PM Official Competition