Funded by the John and Mary Murphy Foundation, One Winchester, Many Traditions is a project to welcome the town’s residents from other countries and to celebrate the varied cultural heritages of all of Winchester’s residents. In addition to maintaining a subscription to World Journal, the largest Chinese-language newspaper in the United States, we host an annual International Film Series from November through April.
Films are shown in the Winchester Public Library’s Meeting Room. All film screenings are free.
NR; 95 min.; Crime/Drama
'A young woman accepts a job in a remote village in modern day China only to learn that the job was a ruse and she has been sold as a bride.'
Contains violent scenes.
PG-13; 94 min.; Biography
'Depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.'
PG; 94 min.; Documntary
'Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France creating murals of communities they visit and form an unlikely friendship.'
NR; 104 min; Drama/Romance
County: Australia, Vanuatu
'Set on a remote Pacific island, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.'
PG; 104 min.; Documentary
'Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer.'
PG; 90 min.; Comedy
'A hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.'