After her visa expires, a Romanian healthcare worker marries a patient for a green card; soon, she and her young son face a series of men abusing their power, from both sides of the law. “Lemonade” won the Best Director Prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival. The film also is the winner of Best Feature Film at the International ‘Crime and Punishment’ Festival, and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. The Hollywood Reporter wrote, “Hot-button issues of U.S. immigration and inappropriate sexual contact are empathetically explored . . . excellent, harrowingly sensitive lead performance.”
The Feb. 15 showing is the first in Illinois. “Lemonade” Director Ioana Uricaru will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A session.
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