Woman at War

Date(s) - Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lascaux Micro-Theater

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Hey Everyone! We are pleased to feature: WOMAN AT WAR, 2019, Iceland, 101 min, NR

Check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2v3_jHrvBQ

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. As Halla’s actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the corporation building a new aluminum smelter. But right as she begins planning her biggest and boldest operation yet, she receives an unexpected letter that changes everything. Her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine. As Halla prepares to abandon her role as saboteur and savior of the Highlands to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminum industry a crippling blow.

“An artful fable that examines what it really means to save the world, Benedikt Erlingsson’s WOMAN AT WAR is the rarest of things: A crowd-pleaser about climate change.” – David Ehrlich, IndiWire

“Not to get all alliterative about it, but WOMAN AT WAR is something wonderful.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

Check out Kenneth Turan’s film review in its entirety here: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-woman-at-war-review-20190228-story.html

Reservations are recommended, and can be emailed back to lascauxmicrotheater@gmail.com or left at the theater hotline (304-473-1818). As usual, ¾ Café will be open for dinner service on Friday and Saturday evenings (5PM-Close), and Sunday brunch (10AM-2PM).