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'Goodbye Solo' debuts at Little Theatre

Aug. 11, 2009

KALAMAZOO--Kalamazoo Film Society presents "Goodbye Solo" Friday through Sunday, Aug. 14-16, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Show times are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday; 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; and 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.

This touching story of life and death begins in Winston-Salem, N.C., where a Senegalese taxi driver picks up an elderly man. When it turns out that his fare wants to be driven to the top of a mountain to commit suicide, the driver takes it upon himself to intervene. As the two men with vastly different backgrounds make an emotional connection, both lives are forever changed.

Directed by Ramin Bahrani, the 2008 film is shown in English, French and Wolof with English subtitles. It has a run time of 91 minutes and is rated R for offensive language.

Parking and directions

The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Lane on WMU's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre.

For more information, visit kalfilmsociety.net, contact the Kalamazoo Film Society at kalfilmsociety@yahoo.com, or call the Little Theatre movie line at (269) 387-8221.

Media contact: Tonya Durlach, (269) 387-8400, tonya.durlach@wmich.edu

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