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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Elena (2014) with NAMI Panel

Elena, a young Brazilian woman, moved to New York with the same dream her mother had: to become a film actress. She left behind a childhood spent in hiding during years of military dictatorship. She also left Petra, her beloved seven-year-old sister. Over time, Elena's calls and letters home trailed off, until one day they stopped entirely. Years later, Petra also becomes an actress and heads to New York in search of her destiny, but also in search of her troubled sister. 122 minutes. Directed by Petra Costa. Our screening will be followed by a panel discussion with our sponsors for the evening, NAMI of Erie County.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

Never Let Me Go (2010)

Kathy, Tommy and Ruth live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us, but they are not quite like anything we know. They spend their childhood at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. When they leave the shelter of the school and the terrible truth of their fate is revealed to them, they must also confront the deep feelings of love, jealousy and betrayal that threaten to pull them apart. 103 minutes. Rated R. Directed by Mark Romanek. Starring Kiera Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

FILM at the Erie Art Museum

The Tribe (2015) Special Preview Screening

Rough, disturbing and totally captivating, The Tribe will leave you... speechless. This film will not be released in theatrically in the U.S. until 2015. In Ukraine, Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for the deaf. He quickly encounters the tribe, a student gang dealing in crime and prostitution. After passing their hazing rituals and being inducted into the group, he takes part in several robberies and begins to work his way up the chain of command to become pimp-protector for two of the girls, who turn tricks at the local truck stop. Finding himself in love with one of the, Sergey ultimately breaks all the unwritten rules of the tribe, with tragic consequences. 130 minutes. Rated R. Directed by Miroslav Slaboshipitsky. Starring Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy.
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Love watching movies? Purchase a Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania Membership Card and enjoy benefits with our partner organizations: Bad-Ass Film Festival, CineFestAsia, Cinemark Tinseltown USA, Edinboro Film Series, and FILM at the Erie Art Museum. Membership cards are only $50.00.
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The Film Society offers an active schedule of programs and events for its members and the general public throughout the year. The FSNWPA is supported by donations, sponsorships, grants, and admissions to produce and present excellent year-round film programming to be enjoyed by the Erie community. It is our hope to inspire and enlighten audiences, shed understanding upon contemporary concerns, and foster community support for worthy causes.

Your gift will ensure the Film Society can continue to support the community’s film-related speakers, education al programs and special events to enhance its mission and increase the public’s appreciation of fine cinema in all its forms.