Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College’s International Languages Department presents four films this semester:
February 19: “Last Train Home” (China 2009)
A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese New Year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars toward being a world superpower. Directed by Lixin Fan. (85 min.) This film is not rated.
March 11: “Dogtooth” (Greece 2009)
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. (94 min.) This film is not rated.
April 8: “Russian Ark” (Russia 2002)
A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. (99 min.) This film is not rated.
May 6: “Cinco de Mayo” (Mexico 2013)
On May 5, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico. Directted by Rafa Lara. (125 min.) Rated R.
Each film will screen at 7 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Little Theatre (Room 3601), 1 Barnard Dr. in Oceanside. The films will be presented in the original languages with English subtitles. Admission is free.