A Basque in Boise

Movie night at the Basque Museum: “The Way” (2010), by Emilio Estevez

Join the Basque Museum’s Educational Committee for a Movie Night on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 PM to view a film written and directed by Emilio Estevez in 2010.

The movie opened in Boise last October, at the Flicks.

The Museum (611 Grove Street) will provide the popcorn and the movie and encourages interested guests, Basques and non-Basques alike, to join in for this free viewing.  For more information, please call the Basque Museum at 343-2671.

“The Way” is a powerful and inspirational story about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating this ever-changing and complicated world. Martin Sheen plays Tom, an irascible American doctor who comes to France to deal with the tragic loss of his son (played by Emilio Estevez). Rather than return home, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage “The Way of St. James” (Camino de Santiago) pilgrimage route to honor his son’s desire to finish the journey. What Tom doesn’t plan on is the profound impact this trip will have on him. Through unexpected and oftentimes amusing experiences along “The Way,” Tom discovers the difference between “the life we live and the life we choose.”

“The Way” was filmed entirely in Spain and France along the actual Camino de Santiago. Learn more about the two (northern and southern) routes that pass through the Basque Country as pilgrims head west to their ultimate destination in Galicia.

Thanks for passing by: ↓

Maria Jesusl

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