Published On: Sun, Mar 26th, 2017

“Pelle the Conqueror”

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Date(s) - 03/26/2017
6:00 pm

ACME Screening Room


PELLE THE CONQUEROR                                             CLASSIC DRAMA

Sunday, March 26 

6 pm

The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest form of life. Pelle starts to speak Danish but is still harassed as a foreigner. But none of them wants to give up their dream of finding a better life than the life they left in Sweden. The film was critically acclaimed, winning the Palme d’Or at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and numerous other awards.

Rated NR, 2 hour 37 minutes

Tickets:   $6 Member/ $8 Non-Member

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