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Department of History Presents International Film Festival

The Kent State University Department of History has paired up with the Global Film Initiative to present the third annual International Film Festival

The Kent State University Department of History has paired up with the Global Film Initiative to present the third annual International Film Festival, Global Lens 2010, from Wednesday, Nov. 10 through Saturday, Nov. 20.

The festival features 10 first-run films from around the world. Kent State is the only place that many of them will be shown between New York and Chicago.  The shows are free and open to the public.

The festival coincides with International Awareness Week.

Film Schedule

Dioses, Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. in Murphy Auditorium

Vaho, Friday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. in Room 302 in McGilvrey Hall

Ordinary People, Saturday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in Schwartz Center Auditorium

My Tehran For Sale, Sunday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in Schwartz Center Auditorium

Adrift, Monday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. in Room 302 in McGilvrey Hall

Night of Truth, Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. in Murphy Auditorium

Leo's Room, Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. in Murphy Auditorium

Ocean of an Old Man, Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in Room 302 in McGilvrey Hall

Masquerades, Friday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in Room 302 in McGilvrey Hall

The Shaft, Saturday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. in Schwartz Center Auditorium

The film festival will continue at other locations. Kent State University at Stark and Kent State University at Trumbull, the Akron Art Museum and the Lemon Grove in Youngstown will host showings of the selected films.

Kent State Stark will host a screening of Leo's Room, on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in the library conference room.

For more information about the other showings, go to the website for Kent State Trumbull.

The Global Film Initiative promotes cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema. The Initiative has developed four complementary programs to promote both the production of authentic and accessible stories created in the developing world and their distribution throughout the schools and leading cultural institutions of the United States.

For more information, contact Ken Bindas at kbindas@kent.edu or 330-672-8910.

By Carrie Drummond

 

POSTED: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 8:03am
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:55pm
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