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Upcoming Films and Special Valentine's Reception at BIG ARTS - Sanibel
BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series brings critically-acclaimed indy and foreign films and documentaries to Sanibel. A group of film buffs lead informed post-movie discussions, complemented by refreshments, all films begin at 7 p.m.
Viewers will enjoy the quality of a Blu-ray Disc player, high-definition projection equipment, and surround sound. Assistive listening devices are available.
Upcoming February Monday Night films:
February 11 Romantics Anonymous (2010) France/Belgium;
February 18 Surprise Film: A Royal Affair (2012) Denmark; Rated R.
February 25: No Monday Night Film, (BIG ARTS Annual Benefit)
Romantics Anonymous is a clever romantic comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Améris, starring Benoît Poelvoorde and Isabelle Carré. It's the story of an easily-embarrassed chocolate maker and her boss, a panic-prone chocolate company owner. Will they act on the chemistry they feel for each other? The film won the Magritte Award for Best Foreign Co-Production. Of the film Stephen Holden writes in The New York Times, “ ... the tale of two pathologically shy chocolate makers who are meant for each other but are too afraid to connect is a mug of warm cocoa with marshmallow topping that produces a comfy feel-good glow.” A special reception with chocolate and wine tasting, sponsored by Bailey’s, begins at 6 p.m. A limited-number of $15 tickets includes the film and reception, the $8 ticket is for the film only.
BIG ARTS Monday Night Film Series Sponsors Bank of the Islands, Stan & Visnja Gembicki, and Supporters Sanibel Taxi and Jerry’s Foods of Sanibel.
For the listing of BIG ARTS films, to purchase tickets, to sign up for workshops, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel, call (239) 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org, or log on to http://www.BIGARTS.org.