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Spring Foreign Film Fest Starts April 26

The ESOL & Foreign Languages Department and the Global Union International Students Association invites the College community to this year's Spring Foreign Film Fest starting on April 26.

Tuesday, April 26 at the Damon City Campus, Room 4013
"If I Never See You Again" Comedy in Spanish, 1997, set in Mexico.
Introduced by Jorge Alas. In memory of Salvador Anchondo.

"Secret Love" Drama in German and German Sign Language, 2001, about a deaf nun who meets a deaf pickpocket.
Introduced by Rita Straubhaar.

Thursday, April 28 at the Brighton Campus, Room 8-200
"Seducing Dr. Lewis" Comedy in French, 2003, about the efforts of a small fishing town in Quebec to attract a city doctor. Introduced by Brigitte Martineau.

"Ju Dou" Drama in Chinese, 1990, set in rural China. Introduced by Henry "Pete" French

Thursday, May 5 at the Brighton Campus, Room 8-200
"Patoruzito" Animated feature in Spanish, 2004, about a young Tehuelche boy living in the Patagonia. This film has not been screened in the U.S. yet. An exclusive! Introduced by Fernando Alas

"The Way Home" Drama in Korean, 2002, about a seven year old boy who is left with his grandmother in a remote village while his mother looks for work. Introduced by Louis Silvers

Thursday, May 12 at the Brighton Campus, Room 8-200
"I'm Not Scared" Drama in Italian, 2003, set in Calabria.
Introduced by Teresa Murano

"Rosenstrasse" Drama in German, 2003, set in Nazi Germany.
Introduced by Barbara Lovenheim

Arrive at 6:00 p.m. to mingle and enjoy some ethnic nibbles and food sampling. The films will be introduced at 6:30 p.m. 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. 

Louis Silvers
ESOL and Foreign Languages