SAN RAMON — The 1995 film "Picture Bride" will be playing at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Front Row Theater, 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road.

It kicks off the First Friday Foreign Film Series, which features foreign films the first Friday of every month through April.

"Picture Bride" is about 17-year-old Riyo who is sent from Japan to Hawaii in 1918 to be a mail order bride, but is shocked to find that her future husband is at least 25 years her senior. The film is in Japanese and English with subtitles and is rated PG-13.

Tickets are $9. To purchase tickets, visit http://bit.ly/W6ab0F.

For more information, call 925-973-2787.

Contact Jason Sweeney at 925-847-2123. Follow him at Twitter.com/Jason_Sweeney.