Film Screening: The Lesson
Directed by Kristina Grozeva & Peter Valchanov | 1 hr & 51 minutes
Screened in Bulgarian with English subtitles
Community Room, 3rd floor
In a small Bulgarian town, Nade is an honest, hardworking elementary school teacher and devoted mother, struggling to keep her life together. Her unemployed, alcoholic husband has secretly spent their mortgage payments on booze, and a thief in her class has stolen the last of her money out of her purse. With the repossession of her home looming, she resorts to measures her former self would have found depraved, but Nade attempts one last desperate act to get the money she needs.
Registration is requested; drop-ins welcome.
Image from Eye on Films/cropped from original.