Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, Jan 8, 2016
7:30pm

GOLDEN GLOBE FOREIGN-LANGUAGE NOMINEE SERIES 2016
Director Klaus Härö & Actor Märt Avandi In Person!
THE FENCER
Presented by the American Cinematheque and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Click here for an overview of the whole series and to submit your free rsvp for the Golden Globe Foreign-Language Symposium and dessert reception on Saturday, January 9, 2016 with all of the filmmakers in person. Or watch the Symposium as a live stream!

Discussion following with director Klaus Härö and actor Märt Avandi.
THE FENCER
MIEKKAILIJA
2015, 93 min, Finland/Estonia/Germany, Dir: Klaus Härö

This touching 1950s-set drama about love and a man who finds meaning in his life through children who need him stars Märt Avandi as Endel Nelis, a young man who leaves Leningrad to escape the secret police. Arriving in Haapsalu, Estonia, he finds work as a teacher and founds a sports club for his students, teaching them his great passion – fencing. But Endel is faced with a hard choice when the children want to participate in a national fencing tournament in Leningrad. In Estonian and Russian with English subtitles.


Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Fri, Jan 8, 2016 • 7:30pm

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