Foreign Film Series 2019

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is hosting a Foreign Film Series.

Six films will be screened in the Digital Auditorium of the Hurley Convergence Center at 7:45pm. 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 24: Sueño en otro idioma / I Dream in Another Language (Spanish)

When a language dies, a unique vision of the world is lost forever.

March 25: Der ganz grosse Traum / Lessons of a Dream (German)

An English teacher brings soccer from England to Germany in the late 19th Century by teaching it to his class.

March 26: The Insult (Arabic)

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

March 28: Gauguin (French)

Focused on French painter Paul Gauguin’s affair with a younger lady in Tahiti.

April 1: Terraferma (Italian)

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

April 3: Flowers of War (Chinese)

An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

 Plot summaries courtesy of