Center for Global Studies Holds Global Visions Film Series

Posted: February 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

Film is often used as a reflective medium, representing our world to us in new ways and encouraging us to reexamine our surroundings. The Center for Global Studies is presenting the Global Visions film series as a way of probing globalization’s many facets as it changes communities around the world. Films are screened twice monthly on Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. Tonight’s film is Waiting for Happiness, an African film about life in a small seaside village where the inhabitants have created their own kind of modern world. The film is in French with English subtitles.

Screenings are free and open to the university community. Following is the schedule:

  • March 8, Guelwaar
  • March 22, Life and Debt
  • April 5, James’ Journey to Jerusalem
  • April 12, La Ciudad (The City)
  • April 26, Dirty Pretty Things

For more information, including plot summaries for each of the films, visit the center’s web site.

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