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Tonight: Buffalo State French Film Series

Tonight (Oct 12) at 7pm in the Burchfield Penney Art Center Auditorium (1300 Elmwood Ave.) the Modern and Classical Languages Department at Buffalo State College will present the second of their five part French film series. The film, De Dieux Et Des Hommes (Of Gods and Men) (2010) is a sublime tale of faith and doubt based on a real incident, Of Gods and Men chronicles the story of eight French Trappist monks living in an impoverished Algerian village. When faced with threats of violence from fundamentalist terrorists and the Algerian military, the monks must decide whether to seek safety or risk their lives and stay with the local villagers who have come to trust them and rely on their aid.

All screenings are free and open to the public thanks to a grant from the French American Cultural Association. The films feature French dialect with English subtitles.

Film: Un Homme Qui Crie (A Screaming Man)
Date: Tuesday, October 18
Time: 7:30pm-10pm
Location: Bulger Communication Center, room West 2

Film: Potiche
Date: Wednesday, October 26
Time: 7pm-9:30pm
Location: Burchfield Penney Art Center Auditorium

Film: La Belle Endormie (The Sleeping Beauty)
Date: Wednesday, November 2
Time: 7pm-9:30pm
Location: Burchfield Penney Art Center Auditorium