Central Michigan International Film Festival

Central Michigan International Film Festival

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 from 6:00pm to 11:30pm

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6:00 - 7:30 pm Sword of Trust (2019)
    
Director: Lynn Shelton

Genre:  Comedy

Country: USA

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 min

A woman inherits a sword from her grandfather that she believes proves the South won the Civil War. In attempting to sell the alleged artifact, she meets white supremacists eager to revise history. Starring Marc Maron, Michaela Watkins, Jillian Bell, Jon Bass.

Location: Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

6.00-8.00 pm The Euphoria of Being (2019)

Eva Fahidi was 20 years old when she returned home alone to Hungary from Auschwitz Birkenau. At the age of 90, she’s asked to partner with dancer Emese Cuhorka to tell her story through dance. Eva's exuberance for life and the horror of her past is expressed through their bodies in a dance that defines love and resilience.

Location: Broadway Theatre

6.30-9.00 pm JoJo Rabbit

Director: Taika Waititi

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Country:  USA/NZ

Rating: PG-13

Location: Celebration Cinema

8:00 - 10:00 pm Gay Corus Deep South (2019)

In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws in Southern states and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South. Joined by allies The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, they bring a message of music, love and acceptance, to communities and individuals confronting intolerance. The journey brings them into people's homes, churches and concert halls, for a celebration of the power of music to unite us in a time of difference.

Location: Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

8.30 - 11.00 pm Motherless Brooklyn

In 1950s New York, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, armed only with a few clues and a powerfully obsessive mind.  He unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance.  Starring Ed Norton, Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Leslie Mann.

Two suburban wives navigate the absurd rules of polite behavior in their cookie cutter community. Starring: Mary Holland, D’Arcy Carden, Beck Bennett, Neil Casey  

Location: Broadway Theatre

9.00-11.30 pm Parasite

Director: Bong Joon Ho

Genre: Thriller/Drama/Comedy

Country: South Korea

Rating: R

Location: Celebration Cinema