We are very proud to bring this Oscar finalist from Denmark in April.
The film will open at the El Campanil on April 3rd, at the Jarvis Conservatory in Napa (our new venue) on April 16th at the Colfax Theater (another new venue ) on April 30st And at the Orinda for a full week starting April 29th.
Synopsis: Company commander Claus M. Pedersen and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark, Claus’ wife Maria is trying to hold everyday life together for her three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences. (Language – Danish)
About International Film Showcase:
The International Film Showcase was the brainchild of Efi Lubliner in 2010. He convinced Jo Alice Canterbury and Kate Wiley to help him launch the idea of showing a foreign feature not available in local cinemas or on Netflix for one week a month to the managers of the Orinda Theatre. In January 2011, MAX MANUS (a Norweigan World War II epic) jump started our project and we have been screening first rate foreign features ever since. Each has won international film awards and several have been shortlisted for Golden Globes and Oscars.