SUMMER 2017 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: DHEEPAN (2015)
Palme d’Or winner and nominated for the BAFTA Award. Gripping saga of three refugees who pose as a family to escape their war-torn home only to be caught up in gang violence on the streets of Paris. Directed by Jacques Audiard. Starring Antonythsan Jsuthasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby and Vincent Rottiers. In French with English subtitles. 114 minutes. Rated R.
Funding for the film program has been made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs and by the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library.