A A Email Print Share

Duquesne to Host Free European Film Festival

The Duquesne University Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will host its second annual European Film Festival, bringing award-winning films to Pittsburgh.

Free and open to the public, each of the films listed below will be screened at 7 p.m. in Room 104, College Hall on campus:

Real Women Have Curves, Thursday, Sept. 14
A Hispanic comedy/drama about an 18-year-old girl who wants to break free of the bonds of her traditional cultural heritage and her obsessive mother.

Cinema Paradiso, Thursday, Oct. 12
An Italian film offering a heartwarming, nostalgic look at one man's love affair with film and the story of a very special friendship.

Les Choristes (The Chorus), Thursday, Nov. 9
Nominated for Oscar, Golden Globe and French Cesars awards, this French, feel-good movie is about the difference one teacher can make.

Nirgendwo in Afrika (Nowhere in Africa), Thursday, Dec. 7
A German film about a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya, presenting a love story that spans two continents.

For more information, call 412.396.6415.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.