Sunday Night Movies in May
Watch a new movie every Sunday in May. Join us at 9pm every Sunday (9:30 pm on May 23)!
Sunday, May 2 at 9pm on PBS North
Set in present-day Ghana, Nakom follows Iddrisu, a talented medical student who is summoned home by his sister after their father’s sudden death. As the new patriarch grapples with tradition and familial duty, he is met with varying shades of contempt by both family and villagers.
A Long Way from Home
Sunday, May 9 at 9pm on PBS North
After achieving a comfortable retirement with his wife of 50 years in the South of France, Joseph finds himself utterly miserable. Bored, lonely, and tired of his wife’s incessant nagging and slow onset of Alzheimer’s, he finds himself gazing hopelessly at the younger women that pass by.
Within The Whirlwind
Sunday, May 16 at 9pm on PBS North
Ten years of imprisonment in a Soviet Gulag was endured by Eugenia Ginzburg. A teacher and writer, she was swept up in one of Joseph Stalin’s brutal purges in the 1930’s as the dictator tightened his grip on the Soviet Union.
Sunday, May 23 at 9:30 pm on PBS North
Based on a true story, in 2017, after more than half a century since Castro’s revolution, Cuba opens her arms to the West and the Yankee dollar. Born into communism, JC lives beyond his means, straining his marriage to Rita.