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For more information about the Appalachian State University Global Film Series, contact Beth Cramer (828) 262-4967.

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Belk Library & Information Commons Presents the Global Film Series

The Global Film Series is a cooperative campus effort to provide a blend of cinema from around the world, in various languages, and representing a wide variety of cinematic genres. Based on input from students groups, faculty, and staff, we select current releases both educational and entertaining. In addition, the Global Film Series provides a platform for student groups and faculty to share their international experience, knowledge, and extracurricular opportunities through a variety of associated activities.

Global Film Series Schedule

Two Million Minutes

Two Million Minutes
 I.G. Greer Theater
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 7:00 p.m

Co-sponsored by Belk Library & Information Commons and AIESEC at Appalachian State, (http://aiesecus.org), our local chapter of the largest youth-led not-for-profit organization in the world that provides students with a leadership development platform, through international internships & volunteer experiences. The 54-minute documentary follows two students (a boy and a girl) from China, India and the United States as they prepare to become citizens. The film is a global snapshot of education from the viewpoint of students. Belk Library, and Multicultural Student Development

City of God

City of God

City of God
Greenbriar Theater
Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:00 p.m

Co-sponsored by Belk Library & Information Commons, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, and Festa do Brasil. City of God is based on a true story that takes place in the 60's where in the slums of Rio De Janeiro two boys growing up in the neighborhood take on different paths in life. The story is told through eyes of Buscape, a poor young fisherman's son who dreams of becoming a photographer one day. His story narrates the violence and corruption surrounding the city and the rise and fall of one of the city's most notorious boss'. Li'l Ze.

Aquí y Allá

Aqui y Allà

Aquí y Allá
I.G. Greer Theater
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:30 p.m

Co-sponsored by Belk Library & Information Commons and the Hispanic Student Association. The film is about a Mexican immigrant who returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US, and struggles to rebuild his family and follow his dream of starting a band: the Copa Kings. The film won the International Critics' Week Grand Prize at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Ashok the Great

Ashook

Asoka (Ashoka the Great)
I.G. Greer Theater
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 6:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Office of International Education, iPALS, Belk Library, and Multicultural Student Development. Young prince Asoka survives two assassination attempts and then, in hiding as a commoner, meets and marries the lovely Kaurwaki. When Kaurwaki is killed, Asoka swears vengeance, battling his way to the Imperial throne, until only one kingdom, Kirgal, stands in his way.