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Artists & Writers Series

October 21-24

Becoming Astrid
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This touching biopic about children’s author Astrid Lindgren, delves into formative experiences that led to her creation of genre defining novels like Pippi Longstocking and Ronia the Robber’s Daughter. (Swedish / Danish) Go to film page >>

Streaming will only be available to current BYU students and faculty through hummedia.byu.edu. Learn how to sign up here.

Displaced at Home and Abroad Series

October 21-24

The Second Mother
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Val (played by Sundance award winner Regina Casé) left her hometown and her daughter to work in São Paulo as a live-in maid. When that daughter comes to visit, she upsets the world that her mother has come to accept as normal. (Portuguese) Go to film page >>

Streaming will only be available to current BYU students and faculty through hummedia.byu.edu. Learn how to sign up here.

Displaced at Home and Abroad Series

October 21-24

Santiago, Italia
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In the aftermath of the 1973 coup, the Italian Embassy in Santiago helped hide and extradite many Chileans who opposed the new dictatorship. The documentary Santiago, Italia tells this story through interviews with those involved. (Spanish / Italian) Go to film page >>

Streaming will only be available to current BYU students and faculty through hummedia.byu.edu. Learn how to sign up here.

Fall 2020 Semester

Travel the World with IC Streaming
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While we are all grounded, for the time being, we can still travel the world this year by viewing some of the best in international film!  Each week this semester, IC will offer several feature films and documentaries online through our Hummedia collection.

Our collection on Hummedia will be available to current faculty, students, and staff with a BYU Net ID. Each user will need to sign up individually to gain access to this collection.

New Fall 2020 Poster
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Take a look at our new poster for the Fall 2020 semester and listen into a new episode of From the Booth to hear IC Directors' recommendations and thoughts on this semester's films!

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Rex Nielson : Architecture is an Instrument of Social Change

Dr. Rex Nielson, professor of Portuguese with an interest in Luso-Brazilian studies, elaborates on the “Upstairs-Downstairs” narrative in The Second Mother (2015) by zooming in starting with the migrations from Northeastern Brazil to the southeast, then the layout and position of the city, and finally the foundations of colonial-era homes. By drawing out what Brazilian audiences would recognize in accents, architecture, and articulation, Dr. Nielson presents a framework by which to read this film’s political critique. Read more

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Week 7: Reconciliation

This week IC Directors Marie-Laure Oscarson and Doug Weatherford are joined by Comparative Arts and…
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Week 6: Caught up in Crime

IC Director Marc Yamada and Julie Allen, Professor of Comparative Literature at BYU, discuss The…
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Week 5: Voice and Suffrage in “16 Bars”

This week IC Directors Marie-Laure Oscarson and Doug Weatherford are joined by BYU Theatre and…
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Week 4: Remembering World War II Series

This week, IC Directors talk about our Remembering World War II Series! The films discussed…

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Fall 2020

Rex Nielson : Architecture is an Instrument of Social Change

Dr. Rex Nielson, professor of Portuguese with an interest in Luso-Brazilian studies, elaborates on the…
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Doug Weatherford – Populating the Margins: Hope and Healing in The Milk of Sorrow

Dr. Doug Weatherford, current co-director of the International Cinema and professor of Spanish language literature…
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Daryl Lee: Caught Up In Crime

Dr. Daryl Lee, Chair of the Department of French and Italian and crime film connoisseur,…
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Michalyn Steele: Criminal Justice, Redemption, and 16 Bars

Professor of Law at J. Reuben Clark Law School, Michalyn Steele speaks about different theories…