Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College’s International Languages and Film departments present these compelling films this fall:
October 13: “Samba” (France 2014)
Samba migrated to France ten years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Sambas’ willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Rated R. 118 min.
November 1: “Index Zero” (Italy/UK 2014)
United States of Europe 2035. Some humans are not sustainable anymore. This film is being curated by the San Diego Italian Film Festival. Directed by Lorenzo Sportiello. This film is not rated. 90 min.
December 1: “A Better Life” (USA 2011)
A gardener in East LA struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give him the opportunities he never had. Directed by Chris Weitz. Rated PG-13. 98 min.
Each film will screen at 3 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.