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IS Film Festival


The International Film Festival at PVCC this Spring will be in-person at the Center for the Performing Arts Building, doors open at 6p for seating but it will be limited (social distancing).

2021-22 International Women Directors

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Mustang (PG-13; 2015, Turkey, 97 minutes)

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The German Doctor (PG-13; 2013, Argentina, 93 minutes)

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Monsoon Wedding (R; 2001, India, 114 minutes)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Served Like a Girl (NR; 2017, U.S., 103 minutes)

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

After the Wedding (R; 2006, Denmark, 120 minutes)

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Wadjda (PG; 2012, Saudi Arabia, 98 minutes)

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

 The Wedding Plan (PG; 2016, Israel, 110 minutes)

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

 Breathe (NR; 2014, France, 91 minutes)

All films are FREE & begin at 6:30 PM

Desert Foothills Library International Film Series

2021-22 International Women Directors

Friday, September 24, 2021

Mustang (PG-13; 2015, Turkey, 97 minutes)

Friday, October 8, 2021

The German Doctor (PG-13; 2013, Argentina, 93 minutes)

Friday, November 12, 2021

Monsoon Wedding (R; 2001, India, 114 minutes)

Friday, December 10, 2021

Served Like a Girl (NR; 2017, U.S., 103 minutes)

Friday, January 14, 2022

After the Wedding (R; 2006, Denmark, 120 minutes)

Friday, February 11, 2022

Wadjda (PG; 2012, Saudi Arabia, 98 minutes)

Friday, March 11, 2022

The Wedding Plan (PG; 2016, Israel, 110 minutes)

Friday, April 8, 2022

Breathe (NR; 2014, France, 91 minutes)

Friday, May 13, 2022

Mostly Martha (PG; 2001, Germany, 109 minutes)

All films are FREE & begin at 2:00 PM

Desert Foothills Library Cinematic Reflections Series,

2021-22 Little Known Stories of World War II

Friday, September 17

Hell to Eternity (1960)

Friday, October 15

The Ghost Army (2013)

Friday, November 19

So Proudly We Hail (1943)

Friday, December 17

13 Minutes (2015)

Friday, January 21

To End All Wars (2001)

Friday, February 18

My Italian Secret (2014)

Friday, March 18

Triple Cross (1966)

Friday, April 22

The Apology (2016)

Friday, May 20

A Woman in Berlin (2008)

All films are FREE & begin at 2:00 PM

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.


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