Winona Film Society - January 2022 Film Series
Films are shown at 7:00pm on Fridays at the Winona Art Center, 228 East 5th Street, Winona, MN.
Ticket price is $5 per person. The Coffeehouse is open at 6pm prior to film showings.
Please review our Covid-19 Protocol before planning your visit to the Winona Arts Center. We appreciate your understanding.
Queen of Katwe
Friday / January 14, 2022 / 7:00 pm
English with subtitles (2016)
Directed by Mira Nair 124 minutes
A movie based on the true story of a Ugandan chess champion, written by William Wheeler. Starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, the film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi who lives in Katwe, the slums of Kampala. After learning to play chess, her life changes when she discovers she has an amazing talent for chess.
Friday / January 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Japanese with subtitles (2020)
Directed by Naomi Kawase 140 minutes
After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a child. Over the next six years, the middle-class couple and their son Asato settle into a comfortable routine until the arrival of Hikari, who claims to be the biological mother. Weaving together multiple timelines and genres, the film is a touching celebration of women who assume the duties of love and support.