2 Short Film Program featuring Zero for Conduct and Binta and the Great Idea.
"Bled Number One" is a portrait of an Algerian man's return home after a time living in France. It touches on the themes of the status of women, militant Islam and the the inertia of village life.
The Red Riding Trilogy, originally broadcast by the BBC, are three films by three directors based on the quartet of novels by David Pearce. Noir thrillers inspired by real life serial-killings, including the case of the Yorkshire ripper, set in the notoriously corrupt North of England.
December's Labor Goes to the Movies screening is Crossing Arizona (Joseph Mathew and Dan DaVivo, USA, 2006), a documentary about US border policy.
November's Labor Goes to the Movies Screening is of Goodbye Lenin (Wolfgang Becker, Germany, 2003).
The World (Jia Zhangke, China, 2004).
Lone Star (John Sayles, USA, 1996).