Movie in Lower Level Meeting Room

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We will be playing No on July 19, 2017 at 5:30p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room. This film was nominated for Best Foreign Film in the 85th Academy Awards and won the Art Cinema Award at Cannes in 2012.

SYNOPSIS
In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the NO persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael Garcia Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and under scrutiny by the despot’s minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.

PROGRAM DETAILS
This film is rated R. Students under the age of 17 must have a Parent Permission Slip if attending alone.

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