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Global Lens at UTPA Library 2014-2015: Home

Global Lens 2014-2015

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Global Lens Trailer from The Global Film Initiative on Vimeo.

The GLOBAL LENS FILM SERIES is an annual curated program of narrative feature films from Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Each film in the series is selected for its authentic voice, strong cinematics, and unique cultural perspective, opening a window to the diverse world in which we live. Now in its tenth year, the series continues to be a platform for exceptional storytelling. To date, more than ninety-five films from over thirty-five nations make up the award-winning and critically acclaimed Global Lens collection.

Oday Rasheed
Iraq, 2011, Arabic, with subtitles in English

Director: Zhang Yang
China, 2012, 96 minutes
Mandarin, with subtitles in English

Director:Mohamed Diab
Egypt, 2010, 100 minutes
Arabic, with subtitles in English

LIFE KILLS ME (La Vida me mata)
Sebastián Silva
Chile, 2007, 92 minutes
Spanish, with subtitles in English

SOUTHWEST (Sudoeste)
Director: Eduardo Nunes
Brazil, 2011, 128 minutes
Portuguese, with subtitles in English