Window Horses – Animated film featuring the voice work of Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, and Sandra Oh (December 8 – December 14)

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Window Horses – Animated film featuring the voice work of Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, and Sandra Oh (December 8 – December 14)

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In this luminous animated film, a young Canadian poet of mixed descent travels to Iran and is forced to confront her family’s past. Featuring the voice work of Oscar nominees Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, and Sandra Oh.

 

Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d rather go to Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians who tell her stories that force her to confront her past: the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of poetry itself. The film is about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It’s about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry.

 

Critic Quotes: “The writing in “Window Horses” is unaffected and lovely, with each poem animated in a different style to reflect the variety of life on display.” – The New York Times

“Refreshingly devoid of talking animals and anthropomorphic vehicles, Ann Marie Fleming’s “Window Horses” is a lovely surprise of a stirringly original animated feature.” – Los Angeles Times

“An entertaining, educational, and poignant tale about identify and imagination that is filled with stories and poetry.” – Variety

 

 

Runtime: 89 minutes

Rating: UR

Director: Anne Marie Fleming

Country: Canada

Language: English; Farsi, Cantonese w/ English subtitles

 

Showtimes:

Friday, December 8: 1:00, 5:00, 9:00

Saturday, December 9:  12:00, 6:15, 10:15

Sunday, December 10: 8:30

Monday, December 11: 11:00, 3:00, 7:00

Tuesday, December 12: 1:00, 5:00, 9:00

Wednesday, December 13: 11:00, 3:00, 7:00

Thursday, December 14: 1:00, 5:00, 9:00

 

FILM TICKETS:

$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:

Buy Movie Tickets

Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.

(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)

CINEMA INFO:

info@mediaartscenter.org / 619-230-1938

 

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