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 IMDb.com