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More Foreign Films
July list by Nanette Alderman
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Badrinath Ki Dulhaniahindi, 2017, not rated

Badrinath Bansal is from Jhansi and Vaidehi Trivedi is from Kota. Even though they both belong to small towns, their mindset about gender roles in society and about life in general are diametrically opposite. This leads to a clash of ideologies, despite both of them recognizing the goodness in each other. Will they be able to overcome circumstances to accept their love for each other?

Frantz
Frantz
french, 2017, rated pg-13

Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz's grave.

The Ghazi Attack
The Ghazi Attackhindi, 2017, not rated

Pakistani submarine Ghazi plans to secretly attack the Vizag port. To do so, it has to get past Indian submarine S21.

Junction 48
Junction 48arabic, 2016, not rated

Kareem leads an aimless life between odd jobs and hanging out with his buddies in a crime-ridden Arab ghetto of the mixed Israeli city of Lyd. A family tragedy brings him closer to his singer girlfriend, Manar, and motivates him to do something more with his life. When Kareem and his group finally get a chance to perform in a Tel Aviv hip-hop club, the star potential of the 'first Arab rapper' is quickly noticed. But the road to success is never easy.

Railroad Tigers
Railroad Tigersmandarin, 2016, not rated

In 1941, Chinese railroad worker Ma Yuan organizes a group of freedom fighters to derail the Japanese war effort. Using his extensive knowledge of the train network, he leads his team of unlikely heroes on the most dangerous mission yet.

Violet
Violetdutch, 2014, not rated

Fifteen-year-old Jesse bears witness to his best friend's seemingly random murder at the mall. The film explores the process of coping in the midst of senseless violence. There is a sophisticated mosaic of loss, the permanence of trauma, and the tumult of youth.