CineCulture & Filmworks: Fresno Film Festival Nov. 13-15

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CineCulture & Filmworks: Fresno Film Festival Nov. 13-15

Postby mhusain » Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:53 am

CineCulture, together with Filmworks presents: The Fresno Film Festival: November 13-15: TOWER THEATER, 815 E. OLIVE AVENUE, FRESNO

The 2015 Fresno Film Festival, presented by Fresno Filmworks at the historic Tower Theatre, will feature eight exclusive programs of 21 short and feature-length movies from 21 different countries, including special filmmaker appearances, social gatherings, and Q&A discussions.

Tickets for individual programs cost $10 general and $8 for students and seniors; festival passes cost $50. Tickets and passes can be purchased starting October 19 at the Tower Theatre box office, 815 E. Olive Ave.

Full lineup (including descriptions and trailers): ... -festival/


PROGRAM #1 — 7 p.m.
The coming-of-age tale of five Turkish girls,
With Opening Night Reception to follow


PROGRAM #2 — 10 a.m.
Family friendly shorts from Latin America & Spain,
¡Viva NYICFF! Short Films

PROGRAM #3 — 12:15 p.m.
The Italian drama about African immigration,

PROGRAM #4 — 3 p.m.
The Armenian historical epic from Fatih Akin,
The Cut
Featuring Q&A with screenwriter Mardik Martin

PROGRAM #5 — 7:30 p.m.
An experimental story of Palestinian resistance
The Wanted 18
Featuring Q&A with director Paul Cowan


PROGRAM #6 — 1:30 p.m.
Six of the world’s best in short-form cinema,
Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

PROGRAM #7 — 4 p.m.
The surreal documentary thriller and Sundance hit,
The Russian Woodpecker

PROGRAM #8 — 6:30 p.m.
An unflinching true story from Alex Gibney,
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Mass Communication and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI).

CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us in advance to your participation.

For further information about CineCulture:

Dr. Mary Husain (Instructor & Club Adviser) at
Yameen Mahmood (Club President) at yameen_02@mail.fresnostate

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