Foreign Film Series 2017

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will offer a Foreign Film Series in March. Six films will be shown in room 136 of the Hurley Convergence Center at 7:30 p.m. 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 19: The New Girlfriend (French)

A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.

March 20: Amreeka (Arabic)

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

March 21: Rabbi Wolff (German)

William Wolff is nearly 90 and perhaps the most unconventional rabbi in the world.

March 22: Even the Rain (Spanish)

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

March 23: The Mermaid (Chinese)

Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan, a developer who threatens the ecosystem of her race, but ends up falling in love with him instead.

March 24: Bellissima (Italian)

A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies.

 Plot summaries courtesy of