June 2015

Jun 2

Film: No Todo Es Vigilia (Not All Is Vigil)

06.02.2015 7:30 pm

No Todo Es Vigilia (Not All Is Vigil)
Hermes Paralluelo I 98 min. I Spanish with Eng. subtitles

Presented by The House of Spain, San Diego and Films From Spain film series.

Antonio and Felisa have been living together their whole life, in a little village of the province of Teruel. Now that their health is more fragile they are afraid of not being able to take care of each other. On the horizon the prospect of having to go into a retirement home appears as a threat.
Not All Is Vigil portrays love at old age, nights of tossing-and-turning due to the fear of loneliness, and the fear of leaving one’s life in someone else’s hands while accepting a loss of independence.

Tickets: Available at the door.
$10 General
$7 House of Spain & MOPA members
 

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Jun 4

How Do We Age Artistically? 7 billion Conversations

06.04.2015 7:00 pm

Join us at MOPA during the summer for a series of panels made up of community leaders to discuss issues related to the 7 billion Others exhibition: aging artistically, women's stories, and preserving the planet for the future. Panelists will share their thoughts about how these ideas affect the San Diego region, and you will be able to share your thoughts and ideas as part of a wider conversation.

Jun 18

Film: Il padre e lo straniero

06.18.2015 7:30 pm

Il padre e lo straniero (The Father and the Foreigner)
Ricky Tognazzi I 110 min. I Italian w/ Eng. subtitles

Presented by San Diego Italian Film Festival.

Diego, a Roman bureaucrat with a handicapped son, meets Walid, a rich Syrian businessman and also the father of a severely handicapped boy. The two strike up an unusual friendship: they start meeting at Turkish baths, spending lavishly and hanging out with Walid’s intriguing sister-in-law Zaira. Diego and Walid fly off to Syria to check out the parcel of land Walid’s bought for his son. Back from the trip, Diego’s relationship with his wife finds renewed passion which the grief of dealing with the son had removed; all the while Walid mysteriously disappears and is wanted for terrorism. Diego tries to track him down with the secret service hot on his trail, chased through an ambiguous and suffocating Rome - only to discover the shocking truth.

Tickets: $10 ($8 SDIFF Members, Students, Military) Tickets available at door. 

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Jun 30

Film: 15 Años y Un Día (15 Years and One Day)

06.30.2015 7:30 pm

15 Años y Un Día (15 Years and One Day)
Gracia Querejeta I 90 min. I Spanish with Eng. subtitles

Presented by The House of Spain, San Diego and Films From Spain film series.

Fourteen-year-old Jon is increasingly acting out. He gets expelled from school and then poisons a neighbor's dog. His mother, a widow and a struggling actress, feels overwhelmed and sends him to the Alicante coast to live with his grandfather Max, a Bosnian War veteran and a strict disciplinarian. Jon and Max clash, but the boy starts to adapt to his new environment and make new friends. Suddenly a shocking act of violence turns Jon's life upside down; it's left to Max to investigate who’s responsible.

Suggested donation:
$10 General
$7 House of Spain & MOPA members
 

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