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Drew International Film Fest Offers Global Cinema to Local Community


An international film festival at Drew University from March 22 to 28 will feature screenings of movie masterpieces from all parts of the world. “Breaking Boundaries,” which is open to the public, will include 11 films with English subtitles. A fringe series that will focus on French and Spanish cinema will also be offered by Drew from late-March through mid-April.

The schedule of screenings includes (subject to change):

·          Friday, March 22 • 6:30 p.m. • LC 28
Even the Rain / Tambien La Lluvia (Iciar Bellain, 2011) – Spain
Brief introduction by Prof. Monica Cantero-Exejo

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·          Saturday, March 23 • 3 p.m. • LC 28
Elena (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2011) – Russia
Brief introduction by Prof. Carol Ueland

·          Saturday, March 23 • 6 p.m. • LC 28
Le Havre (Aki Kaurismäki, 2011) – Finland/France
Brief introduction by Prof. Marie-Pascale Pieretti

·          Sunday, March 24 • 5 p.m. • LC 28
Shadow Kill/Nizhalkkuthu (Adoor Gopalakrishnan, 2002) – India
Brief introduction by Prof. Shakti Jaising

·          Monday, March 25 • 5:30 p.m.
Post-Mortem (Pablo Larrain, 2010) – Chile
Brief introduction by Prof. Raul Rosales

·          Tuesday, March 26 • 4:30 p.m. • LC 28
Shower (Yang Zhang, 1999) – China
Brief introduction

·          Wednesday, March 27 • 4:30 p.m. • LC 28
Tomboy (Céline Sciamma, 2011) – France
Brief introduction by Prof. Audrey Evrard

·          Wednesday, March 27 • 6:15 p.m. • LC 28
Pariah (Dees Rees, 2011) – USA
Brief Faculty introduction

·          Wednesday, March 27 • 8 p.m. • LC 28
Panel discussion with Drew faculty members and students on Pariah and Tomboy

·          Thursday, March 28 • 4:30 p.m. • LC 28
Cairo 678 (Mohamed Diab, 2010) – Egypt
Brief Faculty introduction

·          Thursday, March 28 • 7 p.m. • LC 28
Pina (Wim Wenders, 2010) – Germany
Brief introduction by Prof. Josh Kavaloski

The French and Spanish series includes (subject to change):

  • Wednesday, March 20 • 5:30 p.m. • LC 28
    L’Illusionniste (Sylvain Chomet, 2010) – France/ Belgium
    Brief Faculty introduction
  • Monday, April 1 • 5:30 p.m. • LC 28
    El Hombre de Al Lado / The Man Next Door (2009) – Argentina
    Brief Faculty introduction
  • Thursday, April 4 • 5:30 p.m. • LC 28
    35 Rhums / 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis, 2008) – France
    Brief Faculty introduction
  • Tuesday, April 9 • 5:30 p.m. • LC 28
    Estigmas / Stigmatas (2010) – Spain
    Brief Faculty introduction
  • Wednesday, April 10 • 5:30 p.m. • LC 28
    As a Young Girl of 13 / Moi, petite fille de 13 ans (Elisabeth Coronel, Florence Gaillard & Arnauld de Mezamet, 2011)
    Brief Faculty introduction
  • Monday, April 15 • 7:30 p.m. • LC 28
    Amerikanuak (2010) – Spain
    Brief Faculty introduction

All screenings will be held in Learning Center 28 at Drew. For a map of campus, please visit Tickets for the general public may be purchased at the door for $3. Admission is free for students, faculty and staff with a valid Drew ID. For more information, including a short synopsis of each film, please visit

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