BIG ARTS Monday Night Film

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Big Arts TheaterBIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series Features Independent and Foreign Films

Going to the movies may not normally be high on the agenda for vacationers, but the opportunity to see newly released independent and foreign films every week from October through April right here on Sanibel draws plenty of visitors and a loyal following of island residents to the BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series at Schein Hall.

All films begin at 7:00 pm and tickets can be purchased on the Big Arts website. Two award-winning November films are The Innocents and Theeb.

The-Innocents-1November 14 – The Innocents

An Official Selection of Sundance 2016, The Innocents is set in Poland in 1945 and tells the story of nuns in a Polish convent who look to a French aid worker with the French Red Cross for help.

[French and Polish with English sub-titles]

November 21 – Theeb

Set in World War 1 in the Ottoman province of Hijaz, a young Bedouin boy helps a British officer reach his destination. Theeb was an official selection of TIFF in 2014. [Arabic with English sub-titles]Our-Little-Sister-1

Our Little Sister – 

Films to be featured in December include Our Little Sister – December 5; The Fencer – December 12 and Sing Street on December 19th. A trailer for each film in the Monday Night Film Series can also be viewed on the Big Arts website. After each film, film-goers can attend a lively discussion group hosted by volunteer moderators.

The Big Arts Film Series is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary, and this milestone event will be celebrated on January 23rd at 5:30 pm in the Phillips Gallery at Big Arts, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. The French film Marguerite will be shown at 7:00 pm after the reception.

bigartsguggenheimfilmphotoPeggy Guggenheim – 

The month of March brings four documentary films, including two which focus on the lives of singer Janis Joplin and art collector Peggy Guggenheim.  For a complete film schedule, or to order tickets, visit www.bigarts.org or call 239-395-0900 for more information. Take advantage of these thought-provoking and often edgy films that Sanibel is so lucky to have so close.

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