Democrats Abroad Film Series for 2014-2015 Season

David Kamp and Judy Snow - Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter
November 16, 2014


The Costa Banderas Democrats Abroad continue their weekly film series for the 2014-2015 season with the change to Wednesday night (instead of Tuesday) and the move from Paradise Community Center to the International Friendship Club.

Join us every Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the IFC clubhouse for screenings of popular current movies.

Here's a preview of our movies for December 2014:

December 3 - Twenty Feet from Stardom: An Oscar-winning 2013 American documentary film directed by filmmaker Morgan Neville and produced by Gil Friesen, a music industry executive whose curiosity to know more about the lives of background singers inspired the making of the film. The film follows the behind-the-scenes of backup singers and stars Darlene Love, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Táta Vega, and Jo Lawry, among many others. The performances are terrific. 91 minutes. For further information, go to IMDB.

December 10 - Citizen Koch: Set against the rise of the Tea Party in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling, a citizen uprising to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker collides with the Tea Party-aligned “Americans for Prosperity,” a group founded and lavishly financed by two of the world’s richest men —David and Charles Koch. The film demonstrates the Right’s blueprint for taking over the USA one state at a time. 90 minutes. For further information, go to IMDB.

December 17 - Too Big to Fail:  A dramatization of the events of the financial collapse of 2008 portraying the machinations behind-the-scenes between the White House and the financial industry. Starring William Hurt, Ed Asner, Billy Cruoup, Paul Giamatti, Tony Shalhoub, and James Woods. 99 minutes. For further information, go to IMDB.

Schedules screenings for 2015 are:

Jan 7: Bananas, 88 minutes
Jan 14: Big Boys Gone Bananas, 90 minutes
Jan 21: Josh Against the Grain, 104 minutes
Jan 28: Cesar Chavez, 102 minutes
Feb 4: Nebraska, 115 minutes
Feb 11:  Still Mine, 102 minutes
Feb 18: Boyhood, 165 minutes
February 25: A Place at the Table
March 4: A Night in Old Mexico, 103 minutes
Mar 11: Girl Rising, 101 minutes
March 18:  Pride, 120 minutes
March 25: Which Way Home, 90 minutes
Apr 1: Small Time, 104 minutes
Apr 8: Blackfish, 83 minutes

Tickets are available at the International Friendship Club Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. IFC is located above the HSBC bank just north of the Rio Cuale in el Centro, Puerto Vallarta, where the streets Insurgentes, Libertad, and Miramar all come together at the curve. Come up the stairs, and the Clubhouse will be on your right side.

Tickets are available for a donation of 60 pesos in advance and 70 pesos at the door. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Refreshments are will be available. SEATING IS LIMITED.

For further information, you can contact Tobe Jensen  or David Kamp and Judy Snow.

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