Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College’s International Languages Department presents two foreign films this October:
October 2: “Manuscripts Don’t Burn” (Iran 2013)
“Manuscripts Don’t Burn” is a political thriller that tells the story of Khosrow and Morteza, who set out on a mission to kill someone and make it look like a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans. Directed by Mohammad Rasoulof. This film is not rated.
October 16: “The Circle” (Germany 2014)
The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment to homosexuality. Ernst becomes a member of the gay organization DER KREIS and lives through the high point and the eventual decline of the organization, which in the whole of Europe is seen as the pioneer of gay emancipation. Directed by Stefan Haupt. This film is not rated.
Each film will screen at 7 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Little Theatre (Room 3601) at 1 Barnard Dr. in Oceanside.
The films will be presented in the original languages with English subtitles.
Admission is free.