Pan's Labyrinth (2006) was nominated for Best Foreign Film in 2007. Bob Coscarelli will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the showing. Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Moonlight (2016) won the Oscar for Best Picture this year in a ceremony that will be remembered for years to come. Dick Adler will lead a discussion on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Join Bob Coscarelli in the third program in the series Magical Realism in Film.
Following a bloody civil war young Ofelia and her ailing mother go to live with her tyrannical stepfather on a rural military outpost, where she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Armed with only her imagination, Ofelia discovers a mysterious labyrinth and a faun who sets her on the path to saving herself. This chilling fairytale is set against the backdrop of the fascist regime in 1944 Spain. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. (In Spanish with English subtitles).
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Companion Services of America - Deerfield.
Join Dick Adler for a discussion about this year's Academy Award winner for Best Picture.
The film charts the life of a black youth growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. Divided in three chapters, the film follows Chiron (played by three different actors) through childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, as he tries to define his place in the world. Based on a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, this multi-nominated and award winning film was directed by Barry Jenkins.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
Please note that the film will not be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in the Film & Music Department. You may also call us at 847/681-7033 to ask about available copies on DVD or Blu-ray.