What We Need is the Impossible!
Saturday, April 20, 7:00 pm
Location: Upstairs Screening Room, Movies at Midway
Admission: $4.00 for members and $6.00 for future members. Advance ticket sales are closed. Tickets may be available at the door.
What We Need Is the Impossible! is a collection of short films by Academy Award nominated Director Sam Green. Included in this collection is his latest documentary, “The Universal Language” which traces the history of Esperanto, a new language created in the late 1800’s by a Polish doctor who believed that if everyone in the world spoke a common tongue, humanity could overcome racism and war.
Other films in this series include The Fabulous Stains: Behind the Movie (1999), lot 63, grave c (2006), Clear Glasses (2008), and a special presentation of Design for a Fair. This eclectic mix of documentaries range from a portrait of the world's largest shopping mall in China, to an elegy for Meredith Hunter, to the young man killed by Hells Angels at the notorious 1969 Altamont concert. [US, Runtime: 80 Min, Not rated]
Filmmaker Sam Green will be present to introduce his films and answer questions after the screening. It is not often that a filmmaker visits Sussex County so enjoy this unique opportunity to talk directly with someone who has years of filmmaking experience and stories to share.