If the winter doldrums are starting to get to you, Peninsula College in Forks has the perfect answer. After all, what could be better on a Friday night in mid-March than a free movie followed by a rousing discussion and sharing of viewpoints!
According to Debbie Scannell, PC West End Coordinator, “The film is intriguing and engaging, just the kind of experience that begs for the discussion which will follow.”
The film, Run, Lola, Run, will be screened at the Peninsula College Extension Site at 71 South Forks Avenue on March 15 at 7:00 pm. Adjunct film instructor Sally Milici will introduce the 1998 film by Tom Tykwer and lead the post-film discussion.
The film features game theory, fairy tale, the dialectic, and the butterfly effect fleshed out in a three-part story as it follows the story of a woman who needs to obtain 100,000 German marks (50,984 Euro) in 20 minutes to save her boyfriend's life. Tykwer utilizes and combines elements of color and black-and-white, regular and digital film, animation, and still photography. Each segment of the story is separated by an interlude of introspection and dialogue.
Nominated for an astounding 41 awards, Run, Lola, Run captured 26, including the Grand Prix of the Belgian Syndicate of Cinema Critics, the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, Best Film at the Seattle International Film Festival, and seven separate wins at the German Film Awards. The film was also included in Empire magazine’s ranking of "The 100 Best Films of World Cinema" in 2010, coming in at number 86.
For more information on the event, please call the Forks Extension Site at (360) 374-3223.