Foreign Language Film Series

Join us on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for our Foreign Language Film Series, featuring films in a variety of languages. Admission is free! All films will be presented in their native languages with English subtitles.

August 14 | September 11 | October 9 | November 13 | December 11 | January 8 | February 12

Monday, February 12 – Zokkomon

Abandoned by his heartless uncle and aided by a street artist, an orphan discovers his inner hero.

(2011, Rated PG, 1 hour 49 minutes) – Language: Hindi

Monday, March 12 – Sound of Noise

A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.

(2010, rated R, 1 hr 42 min) – Language: Swedish

Monday, April 9 – Trash

In Brazil, three young favela dwellers go on the run after they find a wallet containing proof of a politician’s corruption.

(2015, rated R, 1 hour 54 minutes) – Language: Portuguese

Monday, May 14 – Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza  leads badly outnumbered and outgunned troops to defend the city of Puebla from invading French forces.

(2013, rated r, 2 hours 5 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Monday, June 11 – What We Become

Members of a family fight for survival when a mysterious plague unleashes flesh-eating zombies in their small town.

(2015, unrated, 1 hour 25 minutes) – Language: Danish

Monday, July 9 – Marguerite

In 1921 France, a wealthy woman follows her passion to sing in front of audiences, but no one tells her how bad she is.

(2015, rated R, 2 hours 9 minutes) – Language: French

Monday, August 13 – 3 Idiotas

Two lifelong friends embark on a quest to find a college buddy who disappeared without a trace the day before graduation.

(2017, rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes) – Language: Spanish

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