Mercy College’s 15th Annual Film Festival

The festival, presented by the School of Liberal Arts, will feature four award-winning films from around the world. Each film will be introduced by expert guest speakers followed by stimulating discussion.

This year’s theme, “Exchange Value,” features films from France, Italy, Spain and China that explore the many definitions of value and worth in intercultural and interpersonal interactions.

Tuesday, April 8 – Farewell, a Cold War Spy Thriller based on actual events.

Wednesday, April 9 – Shun-Li and the Poet, explores the tensions that result from a connection between an Italian man and an exploited Chinese immigrant.

Thursday, April 10 -Oscar-nominated animated film, Chico & Rita, tells the story of two jazz musicians against the backdrops of Havana, New York City, Las Vegas, Hollywood, and Paris in the 1940s and ’50s.

Friday, April 11 – The Festival concludes with Empire of Silver, a Chinese film that follows a wealthy banking clan and its fortunes during the economic and political turmoil of the Boxer Rebellion.

The event is free and open to the public.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Mercy College, Lecture Hall
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Friday, April 11, 2014
Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Catherine Cioffi
Presenter Phone: 914-674-7736
Presenter Website: Www.mercycollege.edu