Foreign Film Series 2018

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will offer a Foreign Film Series in March. Six films will be screened in the Digital Auditorium of the Hurley Convergence Center at 7:30pm. They are open to the public without charge and have English subtitles. Following each screening there will be a reception which will include refreshments and a faculty-led discussion!

 

March 12: My Golden Days (French)

Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother’s madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life.

March 13: Marshland (Spanish)

In the MARSHLAND a serial killer is on the loose. Two homicide detectives who appear to be poles apart must settle their differences and bring the murderer to justice before more young women lose their lives.

March 14: Half-Moon Truths (German) *PLEASE NOTE: This screening will start at 8pm*

Portrait of a self-help group of Turkish Fathers living in Germany.

March 15: L’ Orchestra di piazza Vittorio (Italian)

An uplifting musical documentary about a musician living in Rome who wants to revive the run-down Apollo Theatre in his neighborhood of Piazza Vittorio.

March 16: Detective Chinatown (Chinese)

After being rejected from the police college, a mannerly man travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case.

March 17: The Time that Remains (Arabic)

An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.

 Plot summaries courtesy of IMDb.com