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Satin Rouge

Film/Video

Satin Rouge

Satin Rouge
Raja Amari, 2002

Contemporary Screen

Films fresh from the international film festival circuit, area premieres, award winners, and recent audience favorites.... You'll find films you won't see anywhere else in central Ohio on the Contemporary Screen schedule.

Thu, Nov 7, 2002 7 PM
Fri, Nov 8, 2002 7 PM

"A delight from start to finish! Saturates the screen with humor, music and sex."--Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Press

From Tunisia, Satin Rouge recalls the exuberant emotions of such 1950s Hollywood melodramas as All That Heaven Allows.

Satin Rouge focuses on Lilia, a young widowed seamstress whose headstrong teenaged daughter leads her into an exotic nightclub netherworld of belly dancers and nighttime pleasure-seekers.

As she replaces matronly housedresses for flamboyant bar-girl garb, Lilia gradually emerges from her melancholy into life. "A handsomely produced and exhilarating romantic drama" (Variety). (2002; 91 mins.)

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.