NMU TO HOLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will hold an International Film Festival April 10-13. The NMU French Club is hosting the event.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  All films are subtitled in English. Each will be introduced by a director or scholar, who will participate in a question-and-answer session following each screening. A reception with film directors, screenwriters and scholars will be held at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Sky Room of the Landmark Inn.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Here is a detailed schedule for the film festival. The location for all of the screenings is Jamrich Hall room 102.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  “A Friend of the Deceased” is the featured film that will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10. The presenter is Bohdan Nebession of Ukraine, an East-European film scholar.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Quebec film scholar Ritt Deitz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present “LÂ’Ange de goudron (Tar Angel)” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 11.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  On Saturday, April 12, the featured film is “Alles wird gut (Everything Will Be Fine).” It will be presented at 6:30 p.m. by Fatima El-Tayeb, an Afro-German film director and screenwriter.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  “Passe bure (Silence)” is the final featured film and will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13. It will be presented by Dorothee Plass, a German film director and screenwriter.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Tickets are purchased at the door and are free to NMU students and $3 a day for non-students or $10 for a VIP pass that includes the reception. The festival is sponsored by the NMU Student Finance Committee and the government of Quebec.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  For more information, contact Nell Kupper, NMU professor of modern languages and literatures, at 906-227-2648.



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Jessica Holman
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