Film Series June 7: ‘A Useful Life’ (La Vida Útil)

| June 6, 2011
A Useful Life

This Tuesday the Webster University Film Series presents A Useful Life (La Vida Útil), a 2010 Uruguayan film about an art-house cinema employee adjusting to life on the outside after the cinema closes and leaves him without a “home.”

Screening: Tuesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium

A Useful Life (La Vida Útil)

(Federico Veiroj, 2010, Uruguay, 63 min.)

After financial troubles and a dwindling audience force an art-house cinema to shut its doors permanently, its most devoted employee is suddenly left without a “home” and forced to adjust to life outside of the theater. Uruguay’s official submission to the 2010 Academy Awards. In Spanish, with English subtitles.

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Admission is $6 for the general public, $5 for seniors, students from other schools and Webster alumni, and $4 for Webster University staff and faculty unless otherwise noted. All films screened in Moore Auditorium on the campus of Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, Mo., unless noted.

The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency, the Regional Arts Commission, and the Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis.


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