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Golden Globe Foreign-Language Film Nominees Series 2020

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association with the American Cinematheque will present the Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominee Series at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica from December 29 to January 4. The series is an opportunity for the public to see all five extraordinary films nominated for in the Foreign Language category for the 77th Golden Globes. The films representing four countries were chosen by HFPA members from 93 eligible films to compete for the honor. Screenings at the Aero will be introduced by HFPA journalists. On January 4, 2020, the directors of the five films will participate in the Foreign Language Nominees Symposium – the traditional pre-Globes event that is sure to pack the house. Here is the complete schedule for the series: 

PAIN AND GLORY – Aero Theater

Sun, Dec 29, 2019 • 7:30pmGolden Globe Nominee! Pedro Almodóvar’s latest work, PAIN AND GLORY, tells the story of a filmmaker (Cannes Best Actor Antonio Banderas) caught between past and present, reliving the experiences that have shaped him while he fights addiction and grapples with creative stasis. 


Mon, Dec 30, 2019 • 7:30pmGolden Globe Nominee! Simmering romance PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE unfolds on a remote island off the coast of 18th-century Brittany, where a young artist (Noémie Merlant) is commissioned to create a portrait of reluctant bride-to-be (Adèle Haenel) who refuses to sit for a painting. 


Wed, Jan 1, 2020 • 7:30pmFree Screening! Director Ladj Ly In Person!Golden Globe Nominee! Inspired by the 2005 riots that set cars ablaze across France, LES MISÉRABLES focuses on a trio of police officers whose unorthodox tactics bring them into conflict with local youth. Discussion following with director Ladj Ly. This screening is free with RSVP.PARASITE – Aero Theater

Thu, Jan 2, 2020 • 7:30pmGolden Globe Nominee! In the South Korea-set Cannes Palme d’Or winner PARASITE, a young man takes over the position of English tutor for the daughter of a wealthy family, prompting a deadly showdown as class warfare meets black comedy.

THE FAREWELL – Aero Theater

Fri, Jan 3, 2020 • 7:30pm   Director Lulu Wang In Person!Golden Globe Nominee! In the funny and uplifting THE FAREWELL, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) returns to Changchun after she learns that her beloved grandmother (Zhao Shuzhen) has been given mere weeks to live – but her family has decided not to tell the old woman her diagnosis. Discussion following with director Lulu Wang.GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN-LANGUAGE NOMINEES SYMPOSIUM

Sat, Jan 4, 2020 – Egyptian Theater 1:00 PMThis EVENT is free with RSVP to:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/83930421149Please arrive early; RSVP is not a guarantee of seating. HFPA and American Cinematheque Members will have priority seating when the doors open at 11:30 AM.Discover the best foreign-language films of 2019 with the Golden Globes’ five foreign-language nominees. Please join us for a FREE roundtable discussion with directors of the five nominated films: Pedro AlmodóvarBong Joon HoLadj LyCéline SciammaLulu WangSilvia BizioReception following in the courtyard.