BIG ARTS ushers in another fabulous year of cinematic jewels with foreign films, documentaries and "edgy" independent films found nowhere else. This year also features a special director's series featuring the work of William Wyler.
Stay tuned at www.bigarts.org for all the latest updates, full synopsis of each film, the viewing location, dates and times. And, don't miss the exciting 20th Anniversary film series special event January 23!
Stan & Visnja Gembicki, Hyde Tucker, and Penny Wilkinson
Monday Night Films
Monday Night Films are at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7 p.m. and will run every Monday from October through April... browse our full season of great films! Please call 239-395-0900 for ticket information for Monday Night Films or visit the Master Calendar for schedule, where ticket information can also be found.
Son of Saul (2015)
Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry out his impossible deed: salvage the body and find a rabbi to bury it. Trailer click here
A War (2015)
Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus' wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. Trailer click here
The Look of Silence (2014)
An Indonesian man with a communist background killed when the "Communist" purge occurred in 1965. After that, his remaining family members lived in fear and silence. His brother visits the suspected killers and their companions at the present time as an eye-examiner. These meetings uncover the details of the killings, which possibly will give them the answer from the questions about the real executor and the killing process. Trailer click here
Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Their world is shaken up when one of the brothers decides to revisit the outside world and everything changes. Trailer click here
The Jewish Cardinal (2013)
The Jewish Cardinal tells the amazing true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood. Trailer click here
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The story concentrates on the social re-adjustment of three World War II servicemen, each from a different station of society. Each of the veterans faces a crisis upon his arrival, and each crisis is a microcosm of the experiences of many American warriors who found an alien world awaiting them when they came marching home. Trailer click here