IS Film Festival


The International Film Festival at PVCC 2023-24

All films begin at 6:30 PM in the Center for Performing Arts


Wednesday, August 30, 2023

The Queen (PG-13; 2006, Great Britain, 103 minutes)


Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Tel Aviv on Fire (PG; 2018, Luxemburg/Israel/Belgium, 100m.)


Wednesday, September 27, 2023

City of God (R; 2002, Brazil, 130 minutes)


Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Caché (R; 2005, France/Austria, 115 minutes)


Wednesday, January 24, 2024

A Regular Woman (NR; 2019, Germany, 90 minutes)


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Open Your Eyes (R; 1997, Spain, 119 minutes)


Wednesday, February 7, 2024

 Gallipoli (PG; 1981, Australia, 110 minutes)


Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Ashes in the Snow (NR; 2018, Lithuania, 98 minutes)

Desert Foothills Library International Film Series 2023-24

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