PGP Extra 2017
PGP Extra is an opportunity to see World and Art-House cinema. If you have not previously watched a foreign language or art house film, this is your chance! From the inspiring Eagle Huntress, the beautfully nostalgic Cinema Paradiso, to the heart, soul and pathos of Anomalisa,
these are films to remember and treasure.
All PGP Extra screenings start at 8:00 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. (Meeting Room 1)
2017
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  1. Morbi nunc odi
    Cinema Paradiso
    21st February 2017
    Young Salvatore Di Vita discovers the perfect escape from life in his war-torn Sicilian village: the Cinema Paradiso movie house, where projectionist Alfredo instills in the boy a deep love of films. When Salvatore grows up, falls in love with a beautiful local girl and takes over as the Paradiso's projectionist, Alfredo must convince Salvatore to leave his small town and pursue his passion for filmmaking. Starring: Salvatore Cascio, Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Pupella Maggio and Agnese Nano.
  2. Morbi nunc odi
    Nebraska
    18th April 2017
    Cantankerous old buzzard Woody Grant can barely walk down the street of his home in Billings, Montana, without stopping for a drink. So when Woody receives a sweepstakes notice in the mail and insists on making a 750-mile trip to Lincoln, Nebraska, to collect his prize, it falls to baffled son David to accompany him. During a stop in their Nebraska hometown, word gets out about Woody's fortune, first making him a hero, then later, the target of predatory people. Starring: Bruce Dern and Will Forte.
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    The Eagle Huntress
    20th June 2017
    The Eagle Huntress is a documentary narrated by Daisy Ridley about a 13-year-old Mongolian girl named Aisholpan who wants to be an eagle hunter, even though the role has historically been passed down from father to son. Aisholpan is the first girl in 12 generations of her family to try to become an eagle hunter - her natural ability taming and training golden eagles is too obvious for traditional gender restrictions to stop her. Sweeping aerial shots of the Atlai Mountains provide a beautiful backdrop to this story.
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    The 100 year Old Man...
    19th September 2017
    Allan Karlsson lives at a retirement home in Malmköping, Sweden. On the day of his centenary celebration at the home, Allan climbs out of the window intending to travel as far as he can. When waiting for his bus, a young skinhead demands Allan watch his suitcase while he uses the toilet. Instead, Allan leaves with the suitcase and boards the bus, which takes him to a location in the middle of nowhere. A police investigation gets underway. Starring: Robert Gustafsson. Simon Säppenen and Ralph Carlsson.
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    Anomalisa
    21st November 2017
    American stop motion movie. Michael Stone, husband, father and respected author of "How May I Help You Help Them?" is a man crippled by the mundanity of his life. On a business trip to Cincinnati he checks into the Fregoli hotel. There he is amazed to discover a possible escape from his desperation in the form of an unassuming baked goods sales rep, Lisa. Anomalisa is a dark film, but one which enraptures and moves. Stop motion with the voices David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tom Noonan.