Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico - The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is launching its Seventh Annual Film Series on November 22, 2016 in a new location. The Jazz Foundation in downtown Puerto Vallarta will host this popular series every Tuesday night at 7:00 pm through April 4, 2017.
Here's a look at the movies to be featured in the 2016-2017 Democrats Abroad film series:
Nov 22: Cartel Land - Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Nov 29: Remember - An elderly Holocaust survivor with dementia sets out on a cross-country odyssey to find the former Nazi responsible for the deaths of his family members.
Dec 6: The Man who Knew Infinity - What does it take to prove the impossible? Based on the true story of a limitless mind.
Dec 13: Where to Invade Next - Filmmaker Michael Moore visits various countries to examine how Europeans view work, education, health care, sex, equality, and other issues.
Dec 20: Dark Horse - An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.
Jan 3: Captain Fantastic - The story centers on a family who is forced by circumstances to reintegrate into society after living in isolation for a decade.
Jan 10: The Brainwashing of My Dad - Filmmaker Jen Senko examines how the media influenced her father to switch from democrat to conservative.
Jan 17: Race - A 2016 biographical sports drama film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
Jan 24: Little Boy - A powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive.
Jan 31: The Other Side of Immigration - This documentary explores why so many people leave the Mexican countryside to work in the US and what happens to the families they leave behind.
Feb 7: Gleason - Diagnosed with ALS, former NFL football player Steve Gleason starts to record video journals for his unborn son.
Feb 14: Southside with You - Future U.S. President Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) and lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) go on a fateful first date in the summer of 1989.
Feb 21: Dheepan - Three Sri Lankan refugees pretend to be a family as they try to make better lives for themselves in a Parisian housing project.
Feb 28: Maggie's Plan - A woman falls in love with a married man , then devises a strategy to reunite him with his former wife three years later.
Mar 7: He Named Me Malala - After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls' education, a Pakistani teenager emerges as an advocate for children's rights.
Mar 14: Trumbo - In 1947, successful screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and other Hollywood figures get blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Mar 21: The Innocents - In December 1945, a Red Cross doctor tries to help a group of pregnant Benedictine nuns at a convent in Warsaw, Poland.
Mar 28: White Frog - After his older brother dies, a teenager with Asperger's syndrome is invited into his late sibling's circle of friends.
Apr 4: Before the Flood - Actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.
Advance tickets can be purchased after 6:00 pm daily at the Jazz Foundation for a donation of 60 pesos. On screening days, tickets can be purchased at the door for 70 pesos. Please come early (doors open at 6 pm) and enjoy fantastic food and drinks before the film starts.
The Jazz Foundation is located on the 2nd floor of Allende #116 overlooking the Malecón in downtown Puerto Vallarta. For further information, contact Tobe Jensen at tjensen1942(at)hotmail.com or Millard Mott at kite70(at)hotmail.com.With country committees and local chapters in over 80 countries around the world, Democrats Abroad is the official Democratic Party organization for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. For more information about the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad, click HERE. For local assistance, contact Tobe Jensen, Chair, at tjensen1942(at)hotmail.com.