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08/25/2014

Art History Association 3rd Annual Foreign Film Series Begins Aug. 26

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 All film screenings are free, open to the public, and approved cultural and Global Learning Initiative events.

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ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — A beloved film tradition continues with the Winthrop University Art History Association’s 3rd annual Foreign Film series, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Each film will begin at 7 p.m. in 18 Kinard Hall and will feature a presentation from a professor and animated shorts before each film, created by the Society of Illustrators.

Aug. 26 Part I of Fanny & Alexander (Sweden)
Sept. 2 Part II of Fanny & Alexander

This saga follows the comedies and tragedies of two Swedish children growing up in their family, the Ekdahls.
Presented by Laura Dufresne, fine arts professor

Sept. 9
M (Germany)

Criminals join in the search for a child-murderer after the German police are unable to in this 1931 Fritz Lang suspenseful drama.
Presented by Karen Stock, associate professor of fine arts

Sept. 16
The Gods Must Be Crazy (South Africa)

A traveling Bushman encounters modern civilization in this comical allegory.
Presented by Kathleen Burke, adjunct professor of fine arts

Sept. 23
My Way (Korea)

Based on a true story, the film follows a young man who works on a farm as Korea is colonized by Japan, but dreams of becoming a marathon runner in the Olympics. But plans may change when war breaks out, and he is forced to enlist.
Presented by Sangwon Sohn, associate professor of interior design

Sept. 30
The Triplets of Belleville (France)

Madame Souza, her pooch Bruno and the aging song-and-dance team the Belleville sisters team up to find Souza’s grandson after he is kidnapped in this animated Oscar nominee.
Presented by the Society of Illustrators

All film screenings are free, open to the public, and approved cultural and Global Learning Initiative events. For more information e-mail the association at aha@winthrop.edu.

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