Lorain County Community College set to host fall film series

Lorain County Community College has made a real habit of bringing in interesting movies to show during its seasonal film series, and the soon-to-start LCCC Fall Film Series looks to continue that tradition.

Each film will set you back $7 and be shown at 7:30 p.m. in Stocker Arts Center’s Hoke Theater.

Never Look Away #1
ABOVE: “Never Look Away.” TOP: “Becoming Astrid.” (Photos courtesy of Lorain County Community College)

Here’s the slate (with information taken verbatim from an LCCC news release):

“Becoming Astrid”
Sept. 13
2018 (Not Rated) 123 minutes. Sweden/Denmark/subtitles
This NY Times Critics Pick tells the story of Astrid Lindren, who later went on to write the Pippi Longstocking series of books.

“Never Look Away”
Sept. 20
2018 (R) 189 minutes. Germany/subtitles
Nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Foreign Language Film, “Never Look Away” follows thirty years in the life of Kurt, a great artist loosely based on Gerhard Richter.

“The Wife”
Sept. 27
2018 (R) 100 minutes. USA
“The Wife” is a film that celebrates a woman who takes back the power that she should rightfully possess–in a thought-provoking, witty, dignified and graceful manner, and with a twist ending that you really don’t see coming.

“Cold War”
Oct. 11
2018 (R) 89 minutes. Poland/subtitles
This ravishing music-fueled romance charting two mismatched lovers caught between East and West in 1950s Europe, was a critical and audience favorite at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Best Director prize, and a major 2019 Oscar contender.

“The Biggest Little Farm”
Oct. 25
2019 (PG) 91 minutes. USA
This documentary chronicles John and Molly Chester, who trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland outside of Los Angeles and follow their dream to harvest in harmony with nature.

“Woman At War”
Nov. 1
2018 (Not Rated) 101 minutes. Iceland/subtitles
Halla is a 50-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist until her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine.

“Ordinary People”
Nov. 8
1980 (R) 124 minutes. USA
“Ordinary People,” a classic portrait of family life in the face of tragedy, is moving and thought provoking. It was Robert Redford’s award-winning directorial debut.

“Bride Flight”
Nov. 15
2009 (Not Rated) 130 minutes. Holland/subtitles
Using the 1953 Air Race from London to Christchurch, New Zealand, “Bride Flight” is about the people who were on that plane and how their lives before and after that flight irrevocably changed and connected them.


To purchase tickets for any of the films or to request a season calendar, call the Stocker Arts Center box office at 440-366-4040. Hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. The box office is also open 90 minutes before ticketed events.

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