Film


Monday January 28, 2013: 7:30 pm - 9:10 pm

“FREE MEN” (Les Hommes Libres) (2011-99 min.). In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young Algerian named Younes Ben David (Tahar Rahim) earns his living as a black marketeer. Arrested by the French police, he avoids jail by agreeing to spy on a Paris mosque and its rector, Ben Ghabrit (Michael Lonsdale), who is suspected of aiding the Muslim resistance movement. Director Ishmael Ferroukhi scripted with Alain-Michel Blanc. In French with English subtitles. Also, Lustig (2007-16 min.), a story about a concentration camp survivor, scripted and directed by John Francis Black II. This screening comes to us from Film Movement, an organization which offers outstanding foreign films, independent films and documentaries to educational institutions. 7:30 p.m.