Movie Night Schedule May – December 2015

Dignity Washington hosts movie night on the first and third Mondays of the month. Movies start at 7:30 PM at the Dignity Center 721 8th Street, SE Washington, DC 20003

Check out the schedule below or click on the link to download the complete schedule for May – December 2015.

Movie Night Schedule May – December 2015
 

Movie Night Movies

 

May 4
The Hunt [Jagten] (2012) 1:55
Dir. Thomas Vinterberg
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His
life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son,
but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
[nominated 2013 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
In Danish with English subtitles (color)

May 18, 2015
Omar (2013) 1:36
Dir. Hany Abu-Assad
A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he’s
tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli
soldier’s killing. [nominated 2013 Academy Award Best Foreign Language
Film]
In Arabic with English subtitles (color)

June 8, 2015
The Way He Looks (2014) 1:36
Dir. Hans Peter Moland
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life,
the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world
change completely with the arrival of Gabriel. [winner of the 2014 Teddy
Award for best LGBT feature]
In Portuguese with English subtitles (color)

June 22, 2015
Kon Tiki (2012) 1:58
Dir. Daniel Ribeiro
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal’s epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on
a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South
Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. [nominated 2012 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
in Norwegian dubbed English (color)

July 6
In Darkness (2011) 2:25
Dir. Agnieszka Holland
A dramatization of one man’s rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied
Polish city of Lvov. [nominated 2011 Academy Award Best Foreign Language
Film] in Polish with English subtitles

July 20, 2015
Dogtooth [Kynodontas] (2009) 1:34
Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their overprotective
Parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
[Nominated 2010 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
In Greek with English subtitles (color)

August 3, 2015
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005) 2:00
Dir. Marc Rothemund
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous
members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The
White Rose. [nominated 2005 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
In German with English subtitles

August 17, 2015
As It Is in Heaven (2004) 2:13
Dir. Kay Pollak
A successful international conductor interrupts his career and returns alone to
his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden.It doesn’t take
long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir.
[nominated 2004 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
in Swedish with English subtitles (color)

August 31
The Decline of the American Empire (1986) 1:41
Dir. Denys Arcand
Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners
spend a weekend at a country retreat. [nominated 1986 Academy Award Best
Foreign Language Film]
Canadian French with English subtitles (color)

September 14, 2015
Bridegroom (2013) 1:20
Dir. Linda Bloodworth-Thomason
Shane Bitney Crone’s plans to marry Tom Bridegroom in California after the
same-sex marriage law is passed takes a tragic turn when his partner of six
years accidentally dies and Tom’s family refuses Shane from attending the
funeral.
In English (color)

September 28, 2015
Howl (2010) 1:24
Dir. Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is
illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
[winner of 2011 National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award, and
nominated for GLAAD Media Awards 2011 Outstanding Film]
In English (color)

October 12, 2015
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean,… (1982) 1:49
Dir. Robert Altman
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean – The Disciples of
James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives
in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated
lives.
English (color)

October 26, 2015
Don’t Look Now (1973) 1:50
Dir. Nicolas Roeg
A married couple grieving the recent death of their little daughter are in
Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and
brings a warning from beyond. [voted in top 100 on Sight & Sound’s directors
poll]
English (color)

November 9, 2015
Gayby (2012) 1:29
Dir. Jonathan Lisecki
Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in
their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to
have a child together… the old fashioned way.
English (color)

November 23, 2015
Keep the Lights On (2012) 1:41
Dir. Ira Sachs
In Manhattan, film-maker Erik bonds with closeted lawyer Paul after a fling.
As their relationship becomes one fueled by highs, lows, and dysfunctional
patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries while being true to
himself. [winner of the 2012 Teddy Award for best LGBT feature]
in Danish with English subtitles (color)

December 7, 2015
Don’t Tell [La bestia nel cuore] (2005) 2:00
Dir. Christina Comencini
Sabina has a regular life. Lately nightmares start disturbing her. Slowly she
remembers her childhood. But a big secret is hidden within her heart. Sabina
wants to contact her brother to try to understand what has happened in their
past. [Nominated 2005 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film]
in Italian with English Subtitles (color)

December 21, 2015
Joyeux Noel (2005) 1:56
Dir. Christian Carion
On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish
fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal
war, in what became a true lesson of humanity. [nominated 2005 Academy
Award Best Foreign Language Film]
in French and German with English subtitles (color)

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