VICTORIA FILM SOCIETY
WINTER 2017 ABOUT SPONSORS VENUES SIDE SHOW PAST EVENTS MEMBERS
FEBRUARY 28, 2017 7 PM Tuesday Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts 214 N. Main Street
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016) dir. Maggie Greenwald Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. As World War II rages in Europe a wounded Asian stranger, Mr. Ohta, appears in the town under mysterious circumstances. Sophie, a native of Salty Creek, quickly becomes transfixed by Mr. Ohta and a friendship born of their mutual love of art blossoms into a delicate and forbidden courtship.
Urban Cowboy (1980) dir. James Bridges MARCH 2, 2017 6 PM Thursday O'Connor-Proctor Building (outside in adjacent lot) 202 N. Main Street Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the dramatic story of interracial lovers swept up in the tides of history. As World War II rages in Europe a wounded Asian stranger, Mr. Ohta, appears in the town under mysterious circumstances. Sophie, a native of Salty Creek, quickly becomes transfixed by Mr. Ohta and a friendship born of their mutual love of art blossoms into a delicate and forbidden courtship.
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