Foreign Film Festival features films from France, Denmark and Russia
Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents its annual Foreign Film Festival, hosted by The Carroll County Arts Council and sponsored by McDaniel College, at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Fridays in February at the Carroll Arts Center (CAC), 91 West Main St., Westminster, Md.
Tickets, available online or at the CAC box office are $6 for adults and $5 for CAC members, children under 18 and seniors. The films are free to faculty and students presenting a McDaniel ID.
All films are shown with English subtitles. For more information, call the Carroll Arts Center at 410-848-7272 or visit carrollcountyartscouncil.org.
"Amour" France, 2012
An octogenarian couple’s bond of love is severely tested as the woman battles the effects of a stroke and her husband attempts to honor his pledge to care for her in the home. A deeply moving story of undying love. Rated: PG-13
"Love is All you Need" Denmark, 2012,
A hairdresser who has lost her hair to cancer finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. Rated: R
“Tell No One” France, 2006
A pediatrician who is mourning his beloved wife after she was brutally murdered becomes the prime suspect. Years later he finds that she may still be alive. A compelling murder mystery. Unrated.
"The Italian" Russia, 2005
Vanya is a 6-year-old orphan living in a rundown orphanage in a remote Russian village. For Vanya and the other children, life is without hope, unless, of course, they are adopted by wealthy foreigners. For Vanya, hope comes in the form of an Italian couple. But while arrangements are being made an incident occurs when the mother of another child appears, seeking her son. Vanya begins to wonder what would happen if his own mother reappeared, and he was living in Italy. With the assistance of older children, Vanya is able to access his records and find the possible whereabouts of his mother. He escapes and travels across the country, pursued by the adoption agents. Rated: PG-13.