THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC HOTEL: is the expansionist dream of Sonny, and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina. trailer
MR. TURNER: this film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. trailer
One World Film Presents (free) Sat March 7, 10:am
SELMA: THE BRIDGE TO THE BALLOT: this film tells the story of a courageous group of students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South.
ANITA: Academy Award winning filmmaker Freida Mock’s ANITA reveals the intimate story of Anita Hill, a woman who dared to speak the truth. This powerful documentary traces Ms. Hill’s life from her early years through her legacy today, offering fascinating insight into her experiences testifying before the Senate just over 22 years ago in the weekend of shocking television that made her a household name and smashed the door open on the issues of sexual harassment. trailer Thursday March 12, 7:00pm
The University of Kentucky Japan Studies Program presents the documentary “TRUE SONGS”: this documentary follows the performances of a dramatic reading of Miyyazawa Kenji’s Milky Way Railroad by several of Japan’s outstanding artists. (free) March 11 at 7:00pm