Events this week downtown Lake Worth Florida

"American Dharma" & "The Wandering Soap Opera" at Stonzek Theatre

Friday, December 06, 2019

American Dharma movie poster The Wandering Soap Opera movie poster

AMERICAN DHARMA
DECEMBER 6-12
dir. Errol Morris, Documentary, Not Rated, USA, English, 2019, 95 min.

A portrait of controversial Breitbart honcho and Donald J. Trump advisor, Stephen K. Bannon by the brilliant, award winning filmmaker, Errol Morris.

Will this be the hand that brings down a President?

THE WANDERING SOAP OPERA
DECEMBER 6-12
dir. Raoul Ruiz and Valeria Sarmiento, Drama / Fantasy / Comedy, Not Rated,Chile, Spanish with English subtitles, 1990/2019, 80 min.

Filmed by Chilean master Raúl Ruiz in 1990 but left unfinished until it was completed by his wife and collaborator Valeria Sarmiento in 2017, The Wandering Soap Opera is a dreamily interconnected series of vignettes that spoof on telenovela conventions while reflecting Ruiz’s feelings upon returning to his native Chile after more than 15 years away. In one episode, a man seduces a woman by showing her his muscles, which are actually slabs of raw meat slapped into her hand. Later, the man has a gun pulled on him when he accuses a poet of plagiarism. Meanwhile, through the television screen, five women have lost their husbands after an earthquake and embrace a better future together. All along, back and forth across screens, people are watching


Location 
Stonzek Theatre
709 Lake Ave.
561-296-9382
http://lakeworthplayhouse.org/indie_films.html

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