Aventura Arts & Cultural Center Presents Foreign Film The Dinner

Based on The New York Times best-seller by Herman Koch

AVENTURA, Fla. – The 2015-2016 Foreign Film Series at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center presents The Dinner on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Based on The New York Times best-seller by Herman Koch, the film chronicles how an obligatory family meal between two brothers and their wives turns into a tense drama after the couples discover that their teenaged children have committed a heinous crime.

The families’ reactions and how they choose to handle the situation reveal just how little the brothers know about each other as they test the moral limits of society.

Boyd van Hoeij from The Hollywood Reporter wrote, “Indeed, the entire ensemble is impressive, as they tear into this very strong screenplay with relish, and the way in which the film keeps suggesting new gray areas and adds shading through dialogue exchanges is remarkable and sustained throughout.”

Shelly Isaacs, founder/programmer and commentator for South Florida’s popular Café Cinematheque International programs, will introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion.

The Dinner is presented in Italian with English subtitles.

Tickets for individual screenings are $11. All screenings are general admission and the auditorium opens for seating 30 minutes prior to the start time. The Aventura Foreign Film Series culminates on March 29 with Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed.

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