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Film at the Figge
September 29, 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION: Figge Art Museum

 

Join us in the John Deere Auditorium for the Film at the Figge Art Museum series. This fall four remarkable award-winning films that deal with death, loss, and grief in unexpected ways will be shown.  

FILM AT THE FIGGE: Fall 2022

The Film at the Figge Art Museum series this fall includes the following four remarkable award-winning films that deal with death, loss and grief in unexpected ways:

  • Thursday, September 29, 6:30 p.m.
    Departures (2008)
    Daigo, a professional cellist is left jobless when his Tokyo orchestra disbands. Looking for work, he answers a classified ad with the headline "Departures" that he believes to be a position with a travel agency. The job will change the course of his life. 

    VIEW TRAILER HERE


    Awards:
    Academy Award: Best Foreign Language Film (2009)
    Japanese Academy Awards (10 wins; 13 nominations)
    Best Film, Director, Actor, Screenplay, Cinematograpy, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress

  • Thursday, October 27, 2022, 6:30 p.m. 
    Foxtrot (2017)
    A Tel Aviv couple learn that their son Jonathan, a soldier, has died in the line of duty. The troubled family finds itself immersed in sorrow and grief as things go tragically wrong.

    VIEW TRAILER HERE

    Awards:
    Venice International Film Festival: Grand Jury PrizeIsraeli Academy Awards (8 wins; 11 nominations):
    Best Picture, Director, Actor, Cinematography, Editing
    Academy Awards: Israel’s nomination for Best Foreign Language Film
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022, 6:30 p.m.
    It's Only the End of the World (2016)
    Louis, a playwright, returns from Paris to visit his family in a small town in France after an absence of 12 years to inform them that he is dying. Louis struggles to find the right moment to tell his troubled and resentful family. 

    VIEW TRAILER HERE

    Awards:
    Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prix Award
    French Academy Awards (3 wins; 6 nominations): Best Director, Best Actor, Editing
    Canada Academy Awards (6 wins; 8 nominations): Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Screenplay
  • Thursday, December 15, 6:30 p.m.
    Drive My Car (2021)
    Two years after his wife’s unexpected death, a renowned stage actor and director receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. The festival assigns a young woman to chauffeur him in his beloved red Saab 900. With the help of his driver, he begins to face the haunting mysteries his wife left behind.

    VIEW TRAILER HERE

    Awards:
    Academy Awards (1 win; 4 nominations): Best Foreign Language Film (2022)
    Cannes Film Festival: Three awards, including Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe: Best Picture, Non-English Language

 


 

 

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