Foreign Film Series
The Palos Fine Arts will sponsor their Foreign Film Series at the Palos Heights Library October 10th, showing the award-winning film Death of Stalin.
Steven Frenzel from Marquee Movie Presentations will moderate the discussion.
In early-1953 Moscow, under the Great Terror's heavy cloak of state paranoia, the ever-watchful Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin, collapses unexpectedly of a brain haemorrhage. Inevitably, when his body is discovered in the following morning, a frenetic surge of raw panic spreads like a virus in the senior members of the Council of Ministers, as they scramble to maintain order, weed out the competition, and, ultimately, take power. But in the middle of a gut-wrenching roller-coaster of incessant plotting, tireless machinations, and frail allegiances, absolutely no one is safe; not even the feared chief of the secret police, Lavrenti Beria. In the end, who will prevail after the death of Stalin?
Awards: 11 wins and 22 nominations ... British Independent Film
12501 South 71st Ave
Palos Heights Public Library
Each year PFA co-hosts a film series with Palos Height Library.