Free Films for Members: The Global Film Initiative Collection

December 11, 2020–January 10, 2021

This installment in our ongoing series of free films for members travels from a struggling cinematheque in Uruguay to the streets of Tbilisi and the steppes of Kyrgyzstan.

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  • A Useful Life

  • Street Days

  • The Light Thief

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  • A Useful Life

    Federico Veiroj
    Uruguay, 2010

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    • Friday, December 11 All Day
    • Saturday, December 12 All Day
    • Sunday, December 13 All Day

    A lifelong film archivist faces a new beginning with the threatened closure of his institution in this loving black-and-white ode to a life lived among the reels. “An elegy to cinephilia” (Slant).

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  • Street Days

    Levan Koguashvili
    Georgia, 2010

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    • Monday, December 28 All Day
    • Tuesday, December 29 All Day
    • Wednesday, December 30 All Day

    This powerful character study of a drug addict struggling to survive in a dilapidated Tbilisi is laced with remarkable touches of humor and pathos.

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  • The Light Thief

    Aktan Arym Kubat
    Kyrgyzstan, Germany, France, Netherlands, 2010

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    • Friday, January 8 All Day
    • Saturday, January 9 All Day
    • Sunday, January 10 All Day

    A simple electrician finds himself in a difficult position when an ambitious politician embraces his dream of generating wind energy for his impoverished town. This affecting allegory dramatizes the complex challenges facing the developing economies of post-Soviet Central Asia.

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