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LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD

Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning actor Tilda Swinton, the documentary tells the dramatic story of this British spy, explorer and political powerhouse. Bell traveled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence to help draw the borders of

WHISKEY GALORE

The inhabitants of a Scottish island try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a nearby stranded ship. A remake of the beloved black and white original film directed by Alexander Mackendrick for Ealing Studios, which was based on the novel by Sir Compton Mackenzie, which itself was based on the real events of 1941 when the S.S. Politician was shipwrecked in the Outer Hebrides leading to an hilarious

FROM LAND OF THE MOON

Based on the international best-selling novel and starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard, From the Land of the Moon is the story of a free-spirited woman fighting for passionate dreams of true love against all odds. Gabrielle (Cotillard) comes from a small village in the South of France at a a time when her dream of true love is considered scandalous, and even a sign of insanity. Her parents

Manon Lescault (Teatro Regio Torino)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 11:15AM & WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 12:30PM

Manon Lescaut from Giacomo Puccini received thirty curtain calls at the behest of enthusiastic audiences and critics. It was with this work that Puccini revealed himself 124 years ago on the very same stage of the Teatro Regio di Torino as an operatic composer on a par with Verdi.
Puccini is fascinated by the destiny of a woman whose sensuality