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Updated Film Schedule for Casa Luz

Posted by Nansee New on January 24, 2014, 2:33 pm

Casa Luz Film Schedule, Revised and Updated

Sunday February 9, 7PM. “The Way”, with Martin Sheen. This powerful and inspirational story about family, friends and the Challenges we face while navigating this ever–changing and complicated world. Martin Sheen plays Tom, and irascible American doctor who comes to France to deal with the tragic loss of his son. Rather than return home, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage “The Way of Saint James”, also known as “ El Camino de Santiago” to honor his son’s desire to finish the journey. What Tom doesn’t count on is the profound impact the trip will have on him. He discovers the difference between the life we live and the life we choose. Filmed in Spain and France along the “Way”. 121 minutes,


Sunday February 16, 7 PM. “The Horses of McBride” is a true story. Now it's a film directed and written by local Canadian filmmaker Anne Wheeler and winner of the prestigious Directors Guild Award for Directing. Just before Christmas in 2008, Toni Jeck was faced with a tough decision. Armed with some hay and a shotgun, she was tasked with deciding the fate of two starving horses. Her snowmobiling brother had found them trapped in two-meter-deep snow on the side of Mount Renshaw, near McBride, B.C. Despite finding the horses covered in bald patches and severely underweight, Jeck was convinced they could survive, if only she could get them off the mountain. 92 min. long, starring Aidan Quinn and Mackenzie Porter. Come meet the filmmaker and come early for good seating. Her films are often standing room only!

Sunday February 23, 7PM. “The Way of the Peaceful Warrior”, with Nick Nolte. This film, based in the best selling book, tells the story of Dan Millman, a young Berkeley athlete who experiences a deep transformation under the tutelage of his master - disguised as a gas station attendant. This film is based on Millman’s true experience.


Sunday March 2, 7PM. “The Real Dirt on Farmer John” , a documentary film. The epic tale of a maverick farmer from the American mid-west. An outcast in his community, Farmer John bravely stands amidst a failing =economy, rumors, and violence against his property. By melding the traditions of family farming with the power of art and free expression, this powerful story of transformation and renewal heralds a resurrection of farming in America. 93 minutes.


Sunday March 16, 7PM, “Baraka” a world beyond words, the power of a dream. In the ancient Sufi language, it is a word that translates to “the thread that weaves life together". In the pantheon of modern cinema, it remains one of the most unique an acclaimed motion picture events of our time. Shot in breathtaking 70 mm in 24 countries on six continents, Baraka is a transcendent global tour that explores the sights and sounds of the human condition . These are the wonders of the world without words, viewed through man and nature’s own prisms of symmetry, savagery, chaos and harmony. 97 minutes.


Location: Boca del Rio #75, around the corner from Hotel Puesta del Sol.Tel:351-7029

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