Drive My Car
Hidetoshi Nishijima
Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Adapted from a short story in Murakami Haruki's "Men Without Women". A director's wife was a playwright, but she died two years ago. When he's invited to direct a play at a festival in Hiroshima, the director finds his chauffeur to be a stoic woman. The two share many rides, and as communication is initiated secrets and confessions are gradually exchanged.

  • Sun, 01/23/2022 - 4:00pm
  • Sun, 01/30/2022 - 4:00pm
Directed by Cade Bursell

A documentary by Southern Illinois University School of Arts and Media professor Cade Bursell, that retraces the battle over commercial logging within the Shawnee National Forest more than three decades ago and raises concerns over present public land use. 

A panel discussion and Q&A with Bursell and local environmental activists who participated in the protests in the late 1980s and early 1990s and who remain active today follows the screening. This event is free and open to the public. 

  • Thu, 01/27/2022 - 7:00pm
Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Ann Dowd
Directed by Fran Kranz

Jay and Gail Perry are parents grieving the death of their son, a victim of a school shooting. Richard and Ida are the parents of the perpetrator. Six years after the tragedy, both couples agree to meet and talk.

  • Sat, 01/29/2022 - 7:00pm
  • Mon, 01/31/2022 - 7:00pm
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