Friday Flicks at Fowler
February 16, 7:00 p.m.
KID WITH A BIKE, Le gamin au vélo
(Belgium, France, Italy 2011)
A heartfelt story about an abandoned 11-year old boy,
Cyril, who becomes the ward of a nurturing hairdresser
who is determined to help him while he obsessively
searches for his stolen bicycle and for his deadbeat
father. Directors: Dardenne brothers.
English subtitles. 84 min., PG-13
February 23, 7:00 p.m.
The younger of two orphaned sons of a Bedouin sheik,
Theeb, must survive in the desert as he searches for his
brother Hussein during 1916, World War I, in the wake of
the Great Arab Revolt. Theeb is beautifully filmed entirely
in Wadi Rum, a desert situated in southern Jordan.
Director: Naji Abu Nowar.
Language: Arabic, English
subtitles. 100 min., Not Rated, “A Bedouin Western”