Young People's Global Film Series

  • Boone
  • Jul 11, 2017 – Aug 01, 2017
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC 28608
  • Jul 11, 2017 – Aug 01, 2017
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  • Times:
    Starting: 1:00 PM
  • Price:
    $5, includes movie ticket, snack and drink

An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a Young People's Global Film Series, featuring films from Thailand, Canada, South Africa, Netherlands and Jordan, each introduced briefly by Dr. John Pfeifer. Recommended for all ages.*

June 27: My Lucky Elephant -- A young orphaned boy and a baby elephant end up together in an adventure that takes them from an exotic jungle to a bustling city. Thailand; Rated PG for brief mild language; Directed by Eric Schwab (2013); 91 minutes.

July 11: Virginia's Run -- A touching tale of friendship between a young girl devastated by the loss of her mother, and the young colt who gives her hope when all seems lost. Canada; Rated PG for reckless behavior and language; Directed by Peter Markle (2002); 103 minutes. 

July 18: Duma -- In this tale of growing up and letting go, an orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend of a young boy and his family living in rural South Africa. South Africa; Rated PG for mild adventure peril; Directed by Carroll Ballard (2005); 100 minutes.

July 25: Secrets of War -- *(Recommended for ages 10+ [film features subtitles]) Secrets Of War puts both the danger and the humanity of wartime friendships squarely on the shoulders of three children who must face extraordinary circumstances with a maturity far beyond their years. Netherlands; Unrated; Directed by Denis Bots (2014); 95 minutes. 

August 1: Theeb -- *(Recommended for ages 12+ [some violence, film features subtitles]) Nominated for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film mischievous Theeb finds himself trapped amidst threatening terrain riddled with Ottoman mercenaries, Arab revolutionaries, and outcast Bedouin raiders. Jordan; Unrated; Directed by Naji Abu Nowar (2016); 100 minutes. 

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