Center for the Arts Bonita Springs Presents 

2016-2017 Films for Film Lovers 

Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs 

Moe Auditorium & Film Center

10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Tickets: $10  


Join us Monday nights at the Center for Performing Arts  Moe Auditorium & Film Center to watch the best foreign and independent films from across the globe. Wine, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks and popcorn are available. Be sure to join our lively film discussion after each film, led by a Film Society Chairman and a Film Society Member.  Film lovers can become a member of the Center for the Art's Film Society by purchasing ticket packages. These members enjoy advance notice of film events, screenings and schedule.

  • Doors open at 6:30pm and films begin at 7:00pm
  • General admission $10 per person 
  • Advance reservations suggested
  • Money-saving ticket packages available!                    

For tickets & information call the Centers for the Arts today 239-495-8989 

Money-Saving Film Series Ticket Packages 

  • 20 Films per person $150
  • 10 Films per person $80
Beer, Wine, Coffee, Snacks & Popcorn Available 
in the Lobby
June 2016
June 5, 2017
Max Manus: Man of War  (2008) Norway
Norwegian with Subtitles
NR  |  118 min  |  Action, Biography, Drama
The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.
June 12, 2017
Closed Curtain  (2013) Iran
Persian with Subtitles
NR  |  105 min  |  Drama
In a secluded house by the sea with the curtains shut, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company. The tranquility is abruptly broken one night by the arrival of a young woman fleeing from the authorities. Refusing to leave, she takes refuge in the house. But come dawn, another unexpected presence will change everything.
June 19, 2017
Twice Born  (2012) Italy
R  |  127 min  |  Drama, Romance, War
A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.
June 26, 2017
I Wish  (2011) Japan
Japanese with Subtitles
PG  |  128 min  |  Drama
Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, hears a rumor that the new bullet trains will precipitate a wish-granting miracle when they pass each other at top speed.
July 2016
July 3, 2017
The Rocket  (2013) Australia
Lao with Subtitles
NR  |  96 min  |  Drama
A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he's not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: The Rocket Festival.
July 10, 2017
Alive Inside  (2014) USA
NR  |  78 min  |  Documentary, News
Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.
July 17, 2017
A Summer's Tale  (1996) France
French with Subtitles
G  |  113 min  |  Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who fancies him. Thus the quiet young lad finds he is having to do some tricky juggling in territory new to him.
July 24, 2017
Any Day Now  (2012) USA
R  |  98 min  |  Drama
In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.
July 31, 2017
20 Feet from Stardom  (2013) USA
PG-13  |  91 min  |  Documentary, Music
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
August 2016
August 7, 2017
The Vanishing  (1988) Netherlands
Dutch with Subtitles
NR  |  107 min  |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
August 14, 2017
The Women on the 6th Floor  (2010) France
French with Subtitles
NR  |  102 min  |  Comedy
In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.
August 21, 2017
Tampopo  (1985) Japan
Japanese with Subtitles
NR  |  114 min  |  Comedy
A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
August 28, 2017
Sarah's Key  (2010) France
PG-13  |  111 min  |  Drama, War
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.
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