Press Release
Posted August 24, 2018

Tickets for the Stocker Arts Center’s 2018 Fall Film Series are on sale now. The film series, held in the Hoke Theatre, features the finest art, independent, classic and foreign films, and includes:

The Guardians
Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
The women of the Paridier farm must grapple with the workload while the men, including two sons, are off at the front. Filmmaker Xavier Beauvois revels in the mysteries and beauties of the French countryside, here unravaged by war, yet keeps his focus on the drama that plays out against the upheaval of the Great War.

Lives Well Lived and My Afternoons With Margueritte (double feature)
Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
A double feature of Lives Well Lived showcasing 40 adults from 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest and My Afternoons with Margueritte where afternoons spent reading aloud on their favorite bench transform two lives and start them both on a new journey.

Bag of Marbles
Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
The story of the Nazi occupation as seen through the eyes of two young Jewish boys. Joseph and Maurice are 10 and 12, and have no real understanding of the persecution of Jews. These tenacious urchins survive on courage, ingenuity and more than a bit of cunning as they make their way through France hoping to reunite with their family.

Back To Burgundy
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Three siblings reunite at their home in picturesque Burgundy to save the family vineyard in this tender tale of a new generation finding its own unique blend. As seasons and harvests go by, they have to learn to reinvent their relationship and trust in each other as they work to preserve the land that ties them together.

Summer 1993
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Punctuated by moments of youthful exuberance and mature ruminations, this autobiographical coming of age drama, set amongst summery hues, is an extraordinarily moving snapshot of being a child in an adult world, anchored by flawless performances by its two young stars.

On The Seventh Day
Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
On The Seventh Day follows a group of undocumented immigrants living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn over the course of seven days. They work long hours six days a week and then spend Sundays on the soccer fields. When their team makes it to the finals, a wrench is thrown into the celebration when one of the players is told he has to work on Sunday.

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
The true life story of piano virtuoso David Helfgott, Shine captures a remarkable journey in flashback, a personal tale of creative passion and musical achievement, celebrating the ineluctable power of human endearment.

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Moonstruck is about a widowed, 37-year-old Italian-American woman who falls in love with her fiancé’s estranged, hot-tempered younger brother. A now-classic romantic comedy, it was nominated for six Oscars and won for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Screenplay.

The film series tickets are $7. To purchase tickets or to request a season calendar, call the box office at (440) 366-4040. Hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. The box office is also open 90 minutes before ticketed events (60 minutes before Student Matinees). Guests may also purchase tickets online.