The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will hold its 4th Annual UNK Foreign Film & Culture Festival October 5 -7. Films will be shown at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Thomas Hall, rooms 106 and 107.
The Foreign Film & Culture Festival will include recent and classic films in French, German, Japanese, and Spanish, all with English subtitles. Snacks associated with these languages will be served between the films in the downstairs atrium.
Complete listing here:
Monday, October 6th 4:00 p.m. Thomas 106 Spirited Away
In this animated feature, a young girl trapped in a strange world must rescue her parents who have been turned into pigs and may be eaten.
Monday, October 6th 4:00 p.m. Thomas 107 Cartas del parque
The services of a man who writes letters for other people are requested by both a young man and a young woman who think they love each other. The letter writer, however, falls in love with the woman.
Monday, October 6th 7:00 p.m. Thomas 106 El gallo de oro
A poor man nurses back to health a wounded rooster, which then wins many cockfights. But the greed of another man leads to the fall of the gamecock.
Monday, October 6th 7:00 p.m. Thomas 107 Die Siebtelbauern
The death of a cruel landlord in a small Austrian village of the 1930s brings unexpected consequences for the seven laborers who inherit his farm.
Tuesday, October 7th 4:00 p.m. Thomas 107 Hiroshima, mon amour
An amorous encounter between a French actress and a Japanese architect in Hiroshima is juxtaposed with scenes of the devastation that was caused when the first atomic bomb was dropped upon this Japanese city.
Tuesday, October 7th 7:00 p.m. Thomas 107 Nueve reinas
A veteran thief and a young con man team up in this Argentine psychological thriller to pull off a big-time score involving a counterfeit set of valuable stamps known as the Nine Queens.
Wednesday, October 8th 4:00 p.m. Thomas 106 Solas
A mother and her daughter struggle to break away from a dominating patriarch and succeed in finding themselves and a better way of life.
Wednesday, October 8th Thomas 107 Ali: Angst essen Seele auf
Family and neighbors make life difficult for an older washerwoman and the young Arab mechanic with whom she falls in love.
Wednesday, October 8th Thomas 107 Agent de poche
The lives of ten boys and girls in a small city in central France illustrate different stages of passage from early childhood to adolescence.
This event is free and open to the public.