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Building Bridges: An International Film Series

March 2, 2017

Foreign Languages and Literatures sponsors film series March 19-23 at Zinema.

Join us for a foreign language film series organized by the UMD Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the College of Liberal Arts, in collaboration with the Zinema 2 Theater at the Zeitgeist Arts Center.  We will be presenting six international films (with subtitles) organized around the theme of "Building Bridges."  Our kickoff event starts at 4:30 PM, March 19, with a double feature with films at 4:30 PM and 7 PM.  Over the following 4 nights,  each section of the department will screen a film introduced by a guest speaker.

All screenings are at Zinema 2 Theater, 222 East Superior St., in downtown Duluth, and all screenings are free to the public!  After each film, we will ask the audience to join faculty and students in the Atrium for snacks and an informal discussion.

Films & dates:
The Cranes are Flying (1957)
Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov
March 19, 4:30 pm
Section: Russian Area Studies

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff and Margarethe von Trotta
March 19, 7 pm
Section: German Studies

Dor (2006)
Directed by Nagesh Kukunoor
March 20, 7 pm
Section: Cultural Entrepreneurship

Intouchables (2011)
Directed by Nakache/Tolenado,
March 21, 7 pm
Section: French Studies

American Dreams in China (2013)
Directed by Peter Ho-Sun Chan
March 22, 7 pm
Section: Chinese Area Studies

No (2012)
Directed by Pablo Larraín
March 23, 7 pm
Section: Latin American Studies and Hispanic Studies


For more information contact: Dan Nolan (; tel.: 218 726 6213.

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