www.goldenglobes.org · www.hfpa.org · www.americancinematheque.com
1114, 2007 · At the Egyptian & Aero Theatres
Discover the best of new foreign films with the five foreign language
nominees for the 64th Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Aero
Theatre, and join us for a FREE Round Table seminar with all of the
filmmakers together at the Egyptian! Filmmakers will also appear with the screening
of their film subject to availability.
Participating Directors Include: Pedro Almodovar, Guillermo del Toro, Clint Eastwood,
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Thursday, January 11 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre
(2006, Buena Vista
Pictures Distribution,139 min.)
directed by Mel Gibson.
The decline is near for the Mayan civilization. Jaguar Paws (Rudy Youngblood)
peaceful existence in the jungle is brutally interrupted when barbaric Mayans pillage his
village and he is captured for sacrifice with many of his fellow tribesmen. Determined to
take back his ancestors way of life, he makes a harrowing and bloody escape. In
Yukatek (Mayan) with English subtitles.
January 12 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre
(2006, Sony Pictures Classics, 121 min.)
directed by Pedro Almodovar.
Almovodar returns to his favorite themes of motherhood, womens relationships and
black comedy in this exploration of the culture of death in his native La Mancha where the
dead co-exist amongst the living. Carmen Maura, Pénelope Cruz and Lola Dueñas star. In
Spanish with English subtitles.
(2006, Picturehouse, 119 min.)
directed by Guillermo del Toro.
In this gothic fairytale, 11-year-old Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) finds solace in her
fairytales when she finds herself in frightening circumstances at a rural military outpost
(in post WW II Franco Spain) with her bed-ridden pregnant mother (Ariadna Gil) and cruel
new step-father Captain Vidal (Seri Lopez). In Spanish with English subtitles.
January 13 · 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre
LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
(2006, Warner Bros. Pictures, 141 min.)
directed by Clint Eastwood.
From Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood comes the companion to his FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS.
Sixty-one years ago, US and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, several
hundred letters are unearthed from that stark islands soil. The letters give faces
and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them.
In Japanese with English subititles.
LIVES OF OTHERS
(DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN)
(2006, Sony Pictures Classics, 137 min.)
directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Official German submission for Foreign Language Film Academy Award! Captain Gerd Wiesler
(Ulrich Muhe), a highly skilled officer of the Stasi secret police is among the vast
network of government informants paid to spy on "the lives of others." When
Weisler is assigned to investigate famous playwright George Dreyman (Sebastian Koch) and
his actress girlfriend Christa-Maria (Martina Gedeck), his surveillance ultimately becomes
a test of his allegiances and his moral principles. As the situation progresses, he comes
to some shocking revelations that profoundly impact his own life. In German with English
with director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck TBC.
January 14 · 1:00 PM at the Egyptian
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM NOMINEE SEMINAR
Discover the best of new foreign films with a panel discussion featuring the
directors of the five foreign language nominees for the Golden Globe Award. Moderated by
SCREEN INTERNATIONAL U.S. editor Mike Goodridge. For more information about the Golden
Globe Awards see: www.goldenglobes.org and www.hfpa.org. Admission is FREE on a first come, first
served basis. Tickets available on the day of the event only.* A limited amount of free
parking is available in the lot on Las Palmas South of the theatre.
Max Palevsky Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd., LA, CA 90028
information for the Egyptian Theatre:
For January 14th Seminar
only, Free Parking will be available in the Grant Parking
lot south of the Egyptian at Selma and Las Palmas Avenues. Mention that you are going to
the Golden Globe Seminar when you arrive.
Parking information for
Advance Tickets: www.fandango.com or at the theatre box office.
General Admission $10
Student/Senior Tickets $8 | American Cinematheque Members $7
* Free tickets are
available on a first come, first served basis at the box office only.