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Spring Foreign Film Fest to start next week

The ESOL, Foreign Languages and Sign Language Department invites the College Community to this year's Spring Foreign Film Fest, which will take place during the month of March.


Thursday, March 6th
“Nine Queens” Drama in Spanish, 2001. Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, it's about two con artists who try to sell a stamp collector a sheet of counterfeit stamps (the “nine queens”). Introduced by MCC alumnus Fernando Páez.

“Monsoon Wedding” Comedy in English, Punjabi and Hindi, 2001. About the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. Introduced by Sumati Devadutt.

Thursday, March 13th
“Mostly Martha” Comedy in German, 2002. About a German Chef and the Italian sous-chef that changes her life. Introduced by John Ganze.

“The Scent of Green Papaya” Drama in Vietnamese, 1993. About the life of a little girl, Mui. Introduced by Donna Podgorny and Louis Silvers.

Thursday, March 20th
“Camille Claudel” Drama in French, 1988. About a French sculptress who becomes Auguste Renoir’s pupil and lover. Introduced by Tom Cooper.

“Everybody’s Fine” Drama in Italian, 1990. About a retired Sicilian railroad worker that travels across Italy to search for his children. Introduced by Teresa Murano.

All events will begin in Room 8-200 of the Brighton Campus. Arrive at 6:00 PM to mingle and enjoy some ethnic nibbles and food sampling. The films will be introduced at 6:30 PM. Two films will be shown concurrently on each of the specified dates. All films have English subtitles. The Foreign Film Fest is free and open to the public.

Come join us for an exciting experience!

Louis Silvers
ESOL, Foreign Languages and Sign Language