CineCulture: Filmworks Festival Nov. 11-13

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CineCulture: Filmworks Festival Nov. 11-13

Postby mhusain » Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:08 pm

CineCulture, together with Filmworks presents the 2016 Fresno Film Festival, Nov. 11-13: TOWER THEATER, 815 E. OLIVE AVENUE, FRESNO
The 2016 Fresno Film Festival, presented by Fresno Filmworks at the historic Tower Theatre, will feature eight exclusive feature-length movies from 15 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 soon online and at the Tower Theatre box office, 815 E. Olive Ave. ... -festival/

PROGRAM #1 — 7 p.m.
A celebration of the universal power of music,
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma
and the Silk Road Ensemble,
With Opening Night Reception to follow
PROGRAM #2 — 11 a.m.
A delightful new adaptation of the classic story,
PROGRAM #3 — 2 p.m.
The humorous, heartwarming best-selling novel comes to life,
A Man Called Ove
PROGRAM #4 — 5:45 p.m.
Sundance Award-winning Bedouin family drama,
Sand Storm
PROGRAM #5 — 8 p.m.
A heartwarming story of an aged actor and his young caretaker bonding over Shakespeare,
The Carer
Featuring Q&A with director János Edelényi
PROGRAM #6 — 1 p.m.
Granddaughter’s quest to save beloved olive tree,
The Olive Tree
PROGRAM #7 — 4 p.m.
Shattering stereotypes: Palestinian women race car team!
Speed Sisters
PROGRAM #8 — 7 p.m.
A manhunt for the acclaimed Chilean politician and poet,
with special appearance by US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

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 Media, Communications 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:
CineCulture Club invites invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on twitter, and check the club website for film updates.
Dr. Mary Husain (Instructor & Club Adviser) at
Ruby Sultan (Club President) at
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