Oceanside CA– MiraCosta continues its popular International Film Series with screenings of films from around the world. Films are shown at 7 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Little Theatre (Room 3601) at 1 Barnard Dr. in Oceanside. Films are presented in the original language with English subtitles. Admission is free. Films coming up this semester are:
October 24: “The Great Beauty” Italy, 2013 Not Rated (142 min.)
On his 65th birthday, journalist Jep Gambardella is forced to take stock of his life and of Rome’s absurd, exquisite beauty. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
November 14: “Back to 1942” China, 2012 Not Rated (151 min.)
A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China’s Henan province during the war against Japan. Directed by Feng Xiaogang.
December 5: “Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen” Germany, 2009 Not Rated (110 min.)
An inspirational portrait of the famed 12th-century nun, best known as a religious visionary and composer, and whose grand claims often ran counter to the patriarchal world around her. Written and directed by Margarethe von Trotta.
An additional showing of each film is presented at the San Elijo Campus in Cardiff as part of the LIFE Program. For more information, please visit www.miracosta.edu/life.