11/15/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler Ullman Auditorium

Fernando Pérez, Director  1998 

“Like so many characters in Latin American literature, the three major characters in Fernando Perez's lush, hallucinatory film Life Is to Whistle walk around with an awareness of the supernatural that simultaneously inspires... Read more

11/08/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Toni Erdmann, Director 2016 

Winfried Conradi (Peter Simonischek) is a divorced German music teacher with a penchant for jokes. His adult daughter Ines (Sandra Hüller) is a driven business woman who travels around the world. Father and daughter could not be... Read more

11/01/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Sion Sono, Director 2011

Inspired by the popular Manga, and directed by Japanese provocateur Sion Sono (Guilty of Romance, Suicide Club), Himizu centers upon two teenagers, struggling for survival in a town devastated by the 2011 tsunami. Alienated from his family and devoid of hope for the future, Yuichi becomes a vigilante and commits a string of violent acts upon the world’s evildoers, including his abusive father. Keiko is a former classmate who has an obsessive fascination with... Read more

10/25/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Moufida Tlatli, Director 1994

Set in 1960s Tunisia as the country is emerging from the yoke of colonialism, this film focuses on Alia (Ghalia Lacroix), a singer who visits the palace where her mother, Khedija (Amel Hedhili), was once employed. The journey triggers unpleasant recollections about the way her mother was treated by male members of the privileged class. In a series of flashbacks, Alia looks back on her adolescent self (Hend Sabri) and begins to piece together key details... Read more

10/23/2017 - 7:15pm
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas: Artsquest Center at Steelstacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA

Directed by James Redford, 1 hour 

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune.

Resilience, however,... Read more

10/18/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Ivan S. Tverdovsky, Director 2014

Filmed in the forbidding but spectacular landscape beyond the Arctic circle, Grumant: Island of Communism documents the harsh lives of coal miners who work through the long polar night at the top of the world. A 1920 treaty established the Svalbard archipelago as both a Norwegian territory and a demilita-rized, free economic zone, allowing 46 countries to access it for commercial and scientific activity. The Soviets established their settlement... Read more

10/11/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Zhang Meng, Director 2010

A down-on-his-luck divorcé has to provide a piano for his daughter, or risk losing custody. With no other solution, he and his friends decide to make one themselves. A comedy not to be missed.

Wednesday October 11th at 6:00pm
This event is free and open to the Lehigh Community.
Authentic snacks will be served after the film.

Contact: 610-758-3090

10/09/2017 - 7:15pm
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas: Artsquest Center at Steelstacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA

Directed by Richard Master, 58 min

The film was two years in the making, with more than forty voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders. This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation's health, while remaining un-... Read more

10/04/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Céline Sciamma, Director 2014

"Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the ‘boys' law’ in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her style, drops out of school and starts stealing to be accepted into the gang. When her home situation becomes unbearable, Marieme seeks solace in an older man who promises her money and protection. Realizing this sort of lifestyle will never... Read more

09/25/2017 - 7:15pm
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas: Artsquest Center at Steelstacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA

Directed by Deirdre Fishel, 1 hour 10 min 

Care delves deep into the world of home elder care through the eyes of both paid caregivers and their elderly clients.

Through personal stories, Care reveals the deep humanity and poignancy of care work, as well as the challenges faced by elders, their families and their care workers. It also reveals the beginning of a movement to improve how we care-both for the growing number of older adults and for those who make their lives... Read more