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.
There will be two showings of each film:
Fridays at 1 p.m., San Elijo Campus; 3333 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff, Room 204
The 200 building is on the west side of campus. Parking is free and a parking permit is not required for film series attendees.
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 2013
Friday, September 6
When a middle school teacher dies abruptly in Montreal, a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant is quickly hired as a substitute teacher. While going through his own personal tragedy, Bachir Lazhar embarks on the process of collective healing. Directed by Philippe Falardeau.
Friday, September 20
Javier Bardem is Uxbal, a man on the wrong side of the law who struggles to provide for his children on the dangerous streets of Barcelona. Written and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Friday, October 4
"The Lives of Others"
In 1984 East Germany, a corrupt government official falls for an actress and a Stasi policeman is ordered to bug her boyfriend’s apartment. What the officer discovers is about to alter their lives dramatically. Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Friday, October 18
Not rated, 142 min.
A married man falls in love with another woman in a Mennonite community in northern Mexico. “A solemn and profound film” (Roger Ebert). Written and directed by Carlos Reygadas.
Friday, November 1
"We Have A Pope"
Not rated, 104 min.
An unassuming and unwilling cardinal finds himself elected as the next Pope. While the world awaits, a therapist tries to get him to take the position and reaffirm his duty to God. Directed by Nanni Moretti.
Friday, November 15
"An Autumn Afternoon"
Not rated, 113 min.
Though widower Shuhei Hirayama has been living comfortably for years with his grown daughter, a series of events leads him to accept and encourage her marriage and departure. An “elegant and tender” take on modernization, director Yasujiro Ozu’s final film is “one of cinema’s fondest farewells.”
Friday, December 6
PG-13, 123 min.
A compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to normal. It is not long before he realizes there is more on the line than just his marriage. Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi.