Posted August 17, 2021
Lorain County Community College (LCCC)’s performing arts center, Stocker Arts Center, will host its Fall Film Series on select Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. in the Hoke Theatre.
LCCC’s Film Series screens art, independent, classic and foreign films to educate, entertain and enrich the greater Lorain County community and beyond. Admission is $7.
Stocker Arts Center is closely monitoring the pandemic and all in-person events and art gallery exhibits will follow all CDC Guidelines, Ohio guidelines, LCCC requirements and suggested best practices. Currently all students, employees and visitors are required to wear a mask indoors in all campus facilities including Stocker Arts Center, regardless of vaccination status. Visit Stocker Arts Center for the latest information.
Fall Films include:
“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”
2018 (PG-13) 114 min. U.S.
Director: Ol Parker
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Pierce Brosnan, Cher, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Stellan Skarsgård
In this musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA, Donna’s pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother’s old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi.
“The Grey Fox”
1982 (PG) 92 min. Canada
Director: Phillip Borsos
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson
After decades in prison, stagecoach robber Bill Miner emerges in 1901 a free man without a place in 20th-century society. Miner sees a screening of “The Great Train Robbery” and is inspired to pull off a successful railway heist and goes on the lam in British Columbia. The film is based on a true story.
2020 (Not Rated) 140 min. Japan/subtitles
Director: Naomi Kawase
Cast: Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata luna, Aju Makita
After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a child. The family’s orderly existence is shattered by the arrival of Hikari, a young woman claiming to be their son’s biological mother, demanding his return.
A discussion will follow the film.
2020 (Not Rated) 83 min. U.S.
Director: Andrew Ahn
Cast: Hong Chau, Lucas Jaye, Brian Dennehy
Kathy, a single mother, travels with her eight-year-old son Cody to Kathy’s late sister’s house which they plan to clean and sell. As Kathy realizes how little she knew about her sister, Cody develops an unlikely friendship with Del, the Korean War vet and widower who lives next door.
“The Perfect Candidate”
2019 (Not Rated) 104 min. Saudi Arabia/subtitles
Director: Haifaa al-Mansour
Cast: Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al-Hilali, Nora Al Awadh, Khalid Abdulraheem
When Maryam, a hardworking young doctor in a small-town clinic, is prevented from flying to Dubai for a conference without a male guardian’s approval, she seeks help from a politically connected cousin but inadvertently registers as a candidate for the municipal council.
“The Food Club”
2021 (Not Rated) 100 min. Denmark/subtitles
Director: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
Cast: Kirsten Lehfeldt, Stina Ekblad, Kirsten Olesen
Three longtime girlfriends travel to Italy to attend a food course in Puglia where they have an opportunity to redefine themselves. They acknowledge that the most important thing is friendship and that it is never too late to create a new and better future.
2020 (R) 125 min. Norway/subtitles
Director: Maria Sødahl
Cast: Andrea Braein Hovig, Stellan Skarsgärd
Anja lives with Tomas in a large family of biological children and stepchildren. When Anja gets a cancer diagnosis, their modern life breaks down and exposes neglected love. By getting to know each other anew, they learn to truly love each other.
A discussion will follow the film.
2020 (PG-13) 115 min. Korea/U.S./some subtitles
Director: Lee Isaac Chung
Cast: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan Kim, Noel Cho, Yuh-Jung Youn, Will Patton
A Korean-American family moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.
To purchase tickets, click on the “buy tickets” button under the event description on the Stocker Arts Center or call (440) 366-4040.
Stocker Arts Center is located on the campus of Lorain County Community College at 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria.