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 the:
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 x6402
Thursday, September 15, 3p.m.
"Guten Tag, Ramon"
Rated PG-13, 120 min.
Ramon, a young Mexican boy, tries to cross the border for the fifth time but fails. His friend tells him about his aunt living in Germany and that she has a better life over there. Ramon then goes to Germany to find his friend's aunt. Directed by Jorge Ramírez Suárez
Thursday, October 13, 3p.m.
Rated R., 118 min.
Samba migrated to France ten years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burn-out. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano
Tuesday, November 1, 3p.m.
Not rated, 90 min.
2035, United States of Europe. Some humans are not sustainable anymore. This film is being curated by the San Diego Italian Film Festival. Directed by Lorenzo Sportiello
Thursday, December 1, 3p.m.
"A Better Life"
Rated PG-13, 98 min.
A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had. Directed by Chris Weitz