Free Foreign Film: The Lesson

 

Free Foreign Film: The Lesson
Door/Bar 6:30 pm
Film 7:00 pm
Free!

 

The library's free foreign film series continues with an award-winning film from Bulgaria directed byKristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov.

In a small Bulgarian town, Nade is an honest, hard-working elementary school teacher and devoted mother, struggling to keep her life together. Her unemployed, alcoholic husband has secretly spent their mortgage payments on booze, the agency where she translates legal documents for extra cash is going under, and a thief in her class has stolen the last of her money out of her purse. With few options left, Nade turns to a local loan shark for help, but with the repossession of her home looming, she finds herself with little hope. Resorting to measures her former self would have found depraved, Nade attempts one last desperate act to get the money she needs.