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Fall Film Series Begins Sept. 4September 2, 2014
The Rockhurst University Film Series and the University’s foreign language department will present three films on consecutive Thursdays in September. Faculty will introduce the films and conduct post-film discussions. Screenings for all films will begin at 7 p.m. in Mabee Theater inside Sedgwick Hall.
Sept. 4 - El viaje de Carol: Against the turbulent backdrop of the Spanish Civil War, Carol, a Spanish-American girl from New York, travels to her mother’s home village where her eyes are opened to a shocking new world of excitement, intrigue and danger. Directed by Imanol Uribe. Introduction by Leslie Merced, Ph.D.
Sept. 11 - Monsieur Lazhar: The moving and poignant story of a Montreal middle-school class shake by the death of their well-liked teacher and the 55-year-old Algerian immigrant substitute teacher who helps them heal. Directed by Philippe Falardeau. Introduced by Katie Madigan, Ph.D.
Sept. 18 - No Se Aceptan Devoluciones: Valentin Bravo’s life is turned upside down when a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep. After moving to Los Angeles to search for the mother, he decides to raise the child alone and becomes a top Hollywood stuntman. Directed by Eugenio Derbez. Introduced by Rocio Duncan, Ph.D.
Admission is free to all screenings.