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GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN LANGUAGE NOMINEE SERIES

January 7 - 10 at the Aero & Egyptian Theatres

Co-Presented with The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

The Golden Globe Awards which debuted in 1944, were born out of the desire of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, to create bridges between countries and cultures all around the world.

The Cinematheque is pleased to host this series of screenings devoted to the films and filmmakers nominated for the annual Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

The nominees include: THE BAADER- MEINHOF COMPLEX (DER BADDER- MEINHOF KOMPLEX); EVERLASTING MOMENTS (MARIA LARSSONS EVIGA ÖGONBLICK); GOMORRAH (GOMORRA); I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (IL Y A LONGTEMPS QUE JE T’AIME); and WALTZ WITH BASHIR.

Meet all five nominated filmmakers at the free Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Seminar at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on January 10th at 1:00 PM.

www.goldenglobes.org | www.hfpa.org

AERO THEATRE

Wednesday, January 7 - 7:30 PM - Aero Theatre

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THE BAADER-MEINHOF COMPLEX
(DER BAADER-MEINHOF KOMPLEX)
2008, Germany, 149 minutes. Dir. Uli Edel.

This high-paced thriller traces the history of the Red Army Faction (RAF), a movement that is believed to have killed more than 30 public figures in an attempt to crush West German capitalism in the late 1960s and early 1970s. With Moritz Bleibtreu (RUN LOLA RUN) and Martina Gedeck (THE LIVES OF OTHERS).

Discussion following with director Uli Edel and writer/producer Bernd Eichinger.

Thursday, January 8 - 7:30 PM - Double Feature - Aero Theatre

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EVERLASTING MOMENTS
(MARIA LARSSONS EVIGA ÖGONBLICK)
2008, Sweden/Denmark, IFC Films, 131 min. Dir. Jan Troell.

Early 1900s Sweden was a time of social change, unrest, war and poverty. Maria, a young, working-class woman, wins a camera and her decision to keep it changes her whole life.

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WALTZ WITH BASHIR
2008, Israel, Sony Pictures Classics, 90 min.

This mesmerizing and gripping animated documentary is director-writer-producer Ari Folman’s search for memories of his Israeli Army mission in the early 1980s war in Lebanon. He meets and interviews old friends and comrades around the world in order to discover the truth about that time and about himself… and digs up some surreal images in the process.

Friday, January 9 - 7:30 PM - Double Feature - Aero Theatre

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I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG
(IL Y A LONGTEMPS QUE JE T’AIME)
2008, France, Sony Pictures Classics, 115 min.

Kristen Scott Thomas stars in this story about the strength of women and their capacity for rebirth in director Philippe Claudel’s exploration of our secrets, the experience of confinement and the isolation we all share.

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GOMORRAH
(GOMORRA)
2008, Italy, IFC Films, 137 min. Dir. Matteo Garrone.

An epic, mesmerizing tour-de-force about Italy’s infamous Camorra crime family. Based on Robert Saviano’s explosive international bestseller, GOMORRAH was a critical sensation at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prize. A box-office smash in Italy, GOMORRAH is also the official Italian Oscar® selection. With Salvatore Cantalupo.

Director Philippe Claudel will introduce I’VE LOVED YOU SO LONG and director Matteo Garrone will introduce GOMORRAH.

EGYPTIAN THEATRE

Saturday, January 10 - 1:00 PM

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GOLDEN GLOBE® FOREIGN LANGUAGE NOMINEES SEMINAR

Meet directors Uli Edel, Jan Troell, Ari Folman, Philippe Claudel, and Matteo Garrone. Panel moderated by journalist Mike Goodridge (Screen International). Tickets at the door.
FREE ADMISSION. FREE PARKING.

 

GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN LANGUAGE NOMINEE SERIES:
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American Cinematheque
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
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