International Film Series

All films are presented in the original language with English subtitles. The series is sponsored by the International Languages Department and is open to all. Admission is free.

The films listed below will be shown on:

Fridays at 7 p.m., Oceanside Campus; One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, Room 3601 (Little Theatre)

The 3600 building is located on the northwest side of campus. Closest parking is Staff Lots 3E or 1C (and walk through the center of campus). Parking is free and a parking permit is not required for film series attendees.


Information: 760.757.2121 x6284

Film Schedule ~ Fall 2015

Friday, October 2

"Manuscripts Don't Burn"
Iran, 2013
Not rated, 125 min.

Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assasination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans. Directed by Mohammad Rasoulof.

Friday, October 16

"The Circle"
Germany, 2014
Not Rated, 102 min.

The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment to homosexuality. Ernst becomes a member of the gay organization DER KREIS and lives through the high point and the eventual decline of the organization, which in the whole of Europe is seen as the pioneer of gay emancipation. Directed by Stefan Haupt.

Friday, November 6

"The Return"
Russia, 2003
Not rated, 105 min.

In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces. Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev.

Friday, December 4
France, 2014
Not rated, 97 min.

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives - which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith - abruptly disturbed. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako.