PAST EVENTS

  • The Namesake movie poster

    Movie Tuesdays – The Namesake

    Based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake is the story of a family caught between traditional Indian values and the values of the dominant American culture.
  • Herzog

    Movie Tuesdays – Stroszek

    Bruno Stroszek, a luckless ex-con and street musician in Berlin, falls for a prostitute (Eva Mattes) and the two decide to emigrate to the U.S. to escape thugs who are after Eva.
  • The Visitor movie poster

    Movie Tuesdays – The Visitor

    A lonely, widowed college professor discovers a young couple living in his New York apartment. They are undocumented immigrants from Syria and Senegal and his ensuing relationship with them changes his life.
  • Avalon

    Movie Tuesdays – Avalon

    A Polish-Jewish family comes to the US at the beginning of the 20th Century to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
  • The-Immigrant

    Movie Tuesdays – The Immigrant

    Marion Cotillard plays a Polish woman trying to free her sister from Ellis Island’s infirmary and Joaquin Phoenix co-stars as a shady businessman.
  • El_Norte

    Movie Tuesdays – El Norte

    Two indigenous youths flee the persecution s of the Guatemalan Civil War in the early 1980s and make the arduous trip through Mexico to the US.
  • Moscow-on-theHudson

    Movie Tuesdays – Moscow on the Hudson

    When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale’s department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.