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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Salisbury Film Society Announces Fall Season

PrideSALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury Film Society presents four unique, critically acclaimed international features in its fall film series. Screenings are 2:30 p.m. Sundays in Fulton Hall at Salisbury University.

The series begins September 13 with the golden globe nominated Pride. This comedy-drama-biopic tells the true story of U.K. gay activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

October 4 brings the political drama Timbuktu, which follows the lives of a cattle herder and his family as their peaceful world changes drastically as a result of the Jihadist ruled Timbuktu not far from their farm.

The series continues November 1 with Two Days, One Night starring The Dark Knight Rises Marion Cotillard as Sandra, a young Belgian mother, who is tasked with one weekend to convince her colleagues to forfeit bonuses so that she may keep her job.

The series culminates December 6 with Boy, a comedy set in 1984 New Zealand that is centered on a young boy and devout Michael Jackson fan who idolizes his long lost father. The boy learns life is far different than he imagined when his father returns home to find a bag of money buried long ago.

Season tickets are $20 for all four films; individual screenings are $9, $8 for Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council members, free to college students with ID. For more information or to purchase season tickets call 410-543-ARTS (2787) or visit the SWAC website at www.543arts.org.


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