International Studies

IS Film Festival

Mission Statement:

The Paradise Valley Community College International Film Festival presents cinema as a window onto the richness of our diverse world and our shared humanity.

The Festival offers a proven educational, entertaining visual experience for our students, colleagues, and community through the following goals.

Goals:

Viewing acclaimed films from around the world
Enjoying films as a community experience that challenges our emotional involvement in a setting that offers opportunity for discussion
Exploring the important issues of life through an open forum
Experiencing cultural diversity in a profoundly transformative way
Learning about important global issues through powerful visual images
Discovering the range and variety of films and genres
Understanding cinematic techniques and their contribution to the meaning of a film
Meeting film directors, writers, and producers for dialogue
Making entertainment educational and education entertaining

This Season:

The PVCC International Film Festival - Around the World in Eight Films
Admission is FREE

The Nile Hilton Incident (NR; 2017, Morocco, 111 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, September 13, 2019 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

A Man Called Ove (PG-13; 2015, Sweden, 102 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, October 11, 2019 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

The Hidden Face (R; 2011, Colombia, 97 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, November 8, 2019 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

Ilo Ilo (NR; 2013, Singapore, 99 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, February 14, 2020 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

*Titanic (NR; 1943, Germany, 85 minutes)
3:00PM Friday, December 13, 2019 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

A War (R; 2015, Denmark, 101 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, January 10, 2020 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

Nise: The Heart of Madness (NR; 2015, Brazil, 106 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, March 13, 2020 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

Wazir (NR; 2016, India, 103 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, April 10, 2020 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

Love Me (NR; 2013, Turkey/Ukraine, 90 minutes)
6:30PM Wednesday, March 18, 2020 @ PVCC CPA
3:00PM Friday, May 8, 2020 @ Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek

Desert Foothills Library Cinematic Reflections Series,
Little Known Stories of World War II, Part II
All films begin at 3:00 PM
Admission is FREE

Friday, September 20 - The One That Got Away

Friday, October 18 - Meet the Hitlers

Friday, November 15 - The Great Raid

Friday, December 6 - Nazi Titanic

Friday, January 17 - The Innocents

Friday, February 21 - USS Indianapolis: The Legacy

Friday, March 20 - The Ghost Army

Friday, April 17 - Triple Cross

Friday, May 15 - Night Will Fall