THE LETICIA JARVIS ART FILMS SERIES 
AT THE

JARVIS CONSERVATORY

CLASSIC FILMS, FOREIGN FILMS, ART HOUSE FILMS

Schedule Of Upcoming Art Films

At The Jarvis Conservatory

GENÈSE

Foreign Film
August 24th
4pm and 7pm
Tickets are $15

Three teenagers are shaken up by their first loves in the turmoil of their youth. At a time when others are conforming, they stand their ground and assert their right to love and be free.
Second autobiographical film by Philippe Lesage after The Demons, Genesis is a film about first love.

Directed by
Philippe Lesage
Starring
Noée Abita,
Paul Ahmarani,
Marc Beaupré

Sceened in partnership with
Alliance Française
Napa Valley

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ARIADE AUF NAXUS
Richard Strauss

Opera Film

From The Salzburg Festival
August 31st
7:00pm
Tickets are $20

Based on Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Molière and the greek myth of Ariadna and Bacchus.

Opera in 2 parts.
Ariadne auf Naxos was the third collaboration by Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal,
written directly after the great success of Der Rosenkavalier.
Originally planned as a “divertissement with a small chamber orchestra”, the project expanded into a grand venture combining opera, drama and ballet.

Conducted by
Daniel Harding
Starring
Emily Magee,
Elena Moșuc,
Jonas Kaufmann

Sceened in partnership with
Rising Alternative

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BALLOON

Foreign Film
September 14th
4pm & 7pm
Tickets are $15

Balloon is a German thriller based on the actual event of the crossing from the GDR to West Germany with a homemade hot-air balloon. Thüringen, Summer 1979. The Strelzyk and Wetzel families have been working on an audacious plan for more than two years: they want to flee East Germany in a self-made hot-air balloon. But the balloon crash-lands just before the West German border. The Stasi finds traces of the attempted escape and launches immediately an investigation...

Directed by
Michael Herbig
Starring
Friedrich Mucke,
Karoline Schuch,
David Kross

Sceened in partnership with
International Film Showcase

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IN SAFE HANDS

Foreign Film
September 21st
4pm & 7pm
Tickets are $15

Theo was born an unwanted child. The social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption. When baby Theo’s birth mother surrenders him to adoption, child protection services, and officers such as Karine (Sandrine Kiberlain), are called to action, and the harsh realities of the adoption process are pulled into sharp focus.

Directed by
Jeanne Herry
Starring
Sandrine Kiberlain,
Gilles Lellouche,
Élodie Bouchez

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