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Filmworks Presents: Woman at War

The Tower Theatre
815 E Olive Ave Fresno, CA 93728

About This Event

Filmworks presents the absurdist, feel-good drama “Woman at War,” a critical favorite at the Cannes Film Festival and Iceland’s selection for a 2019 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The sophomore feature from filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson tells the story of Halla, who leads a double life: her innocuous neighborhood persona, and her secret saboteur alias, “The Woman of the Mountain,” as she’s been dubbed by the local press. Halla causes trouble for a cause, blurring the line between passionate environmentalism and eco-terrorism. Her environmental crusade becomes complicated with the news that her long-awaited adoption application has finally been approved. Halla is prepared to abandon her extreme activism and do what she must to prepare for the adoption of a Ukrainian child, but only after she delivers one last crippling blow to Iceland’s aluminum industry.


Times: 5:30pm & 8:30pm

Tickets: General $10 | Student/Senior $8


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Event Website: fresnofilmworks.org/film/woman-at-war/
Ticketing Website: fresnofilmworks.org/buy-tickets/
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Last Updated: 08-Apr-2019 10:47 AM
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