Foreign Language Film Festival


Foreign Language Film Festival

The Foreign Language Film Festival at Long Beach College seeks to provide students and community members a venue to view films in foreign languages as a means of promoting cultural understanding as well as promoting a deeper understanding of contemporary issues.

Film Date Time Location Speaker
Gay Greatness (lecture) April 19 6:00 pm LAC, T-1200 Gregorio Luke
Contracorriente (Undertow) April 27 6:00 pm PCC, Dyer Hall Dr. Eric Carbajal
Tschick (Goodbye Berlin) May 4 6:00 pm LAC, D-135 Dr. Robert Blankenship
Mine Vaganti (Loose Cannons) May 11 6:00 pm LAC, D-135 Dr. Leonilde Callocchia
Close Knit May 18 6:00 pm LAC, D-135 Masumi Emily Umezaki
Chavela May 19 3:00 pm LAC, T-1200 Gregorio Luke
On the last day of the festival, May 19 at 3:00 pm, we will have a live mariachi performance by Mariachi Arcoiris.

We would like to thank the Foreign Language Film Festival committee for their help in planning this event: Verónica Álvarez, Lisa Beesley, Katja Halle, Natsuyo Higuchi, Marie-Laure Hinton, Rigo Ibarra, Marlene Koven, Mihaela Mehr, Francisca Mejía-López, María Teresa Nuñez, Rossella Pescatori, Cynthia Quintero, Juan Tavarez, Yolanda Trujillo

The Foreign Languages Department at Long Beach City College would also like to thank its sponsors for its generous support in providing cultural enrichment opportunities to the community: LBCC Associated Student Body, Viking Bookstore, Project Alofa, The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, and the LBCC Foreign Languages Department.

Admission is free, but space is limited, so remember to register as soon as possible to reserve your seat. If you have questions or want more information, please contact Dr. Cynthia Quintero.