CineCulture: Fresno Filmworks Annual Festival Nov. 10-12

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CineCulture: Fresno Filmworks Annual Festival Nov. 10-12

Postby mhusain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:37 am

CineCulture: Filmworks presents the 2017 Fresno Film Festival, Nov. 10-12: TOWER THEATER, 815 E. OLIVE AVENUE, FRESNO
The 2017 Fresno Film Festival, presented by Fresno Filmworks at the historic Tower Theatre, will feature eight exclusive feature-length movies, including Q&A discussion with Director Finn Taylor (UNLEASHED), social gatherings and more.

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

PROGRAM #1 — 7 p.m.
Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt must escape from German-occupied Paris in 1943 in this French biographical drama.
With opening night champange reception to follow

PROGRAM #2 — 12 noon
The Force
This documentary follows the Oakland Police Department as it faces increasing public scrutiny and internal scandal.

PROGRAM #3 — 2:30 p.m.
The Divine Order
An unassuming young housewife is suddenly thrust into the center of the cultural movement for women’s suffrage in 1970s Switzerland.

PROGRAM #4 — 5:30 p.m.
In Syria
Palestinian actress Hiam Abbass plays a mother of three whose family comes under siege in war-torn Damascus.

PROGRAM #5 — 8 p.m.
I Dream in Another Language
The preservation of a dying language indigenous to Mexico lies in the hands of two sworn enemies who refuse to speak to each other.

PROGRAM #6 — 12 noon
Our Time Will Come
A primary school teacher in Japanese-occupied Hong Kong is pulled into a mission to save Chinese novelist Mao Dun during World War II.

PROGRAM #7 — 3:30 p.m.
Comic actress Kate Micucci plays a woman who unknowingly starts dating her pets when they mysteriously turn into grown men.
Featuring Q&A with director Finn Taylor

PROGRAM #8 — 7 p.m.
The Women’s Balcony
When the women’s balcony breaks, the women of a synagogue in Jerusalem humorously band together to fight for their rights and traditions.
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. All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

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
Ruby Sultan (Club President) at

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