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Inaugural Film and Arts Appreciation Week at Trent University January 23 - 27


Screenings of Internationally Acclaimed Foreign Films Free and Open to the Public

Friday, January 20, 2006, Peterborough

The Trent International Students Association (TISA) has announced that the inaugural Film and Arts Appreciation Week, a free public event designed to showcase cinematic representations of different regions around the world, will begin on January 23 and run through to January 27 at various locations around the main campus.

The week-long event features screenings of a variety of internationally-acclaimed foreign films each evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and concludes with a spectacular night of music, poetry, and art on Friday at 7:00 p.m., featuring the talents of Oni, the Haitian Sensation (a slam poetry champion), and Giovanni Matamoros, a Trent student and one of North America's most promising, along with innovative composers and guitarists.   

The full schedule of events is as follows:

January 23
Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain (Amelie), 122 min
France (2001), Rating: R
6:00 pm
Otonabee College, Room 205

Reise der Hoffnung (Journey of Hope), 109 min
Switzerland, Turkey, UK (1990), Rating: PG
8:30 p.m.
Otonabee College, Room 205

January 24
The Piano, 121 min
Australia, New Zealand (1993), Rating: R
6:00 p.m.
Otonabee College, Room 205
El Crimen del Padre Amaro (The Crime of Father Amaro), 118min
Mexico, Argentina, Spain (2002), Rating: R
8:30 p.m.
Otonabee College, Room 205

January 25
Sarafina!, 171min
South Africa, France, UK (1992), Rating: R
6:00 p.m.
Otonabee College, Room 203

Ba Wang Bie Ji (Farewell, My Concubine), 171 min
China, Hong Kong (1993), Rating: R
8:00 p.m.
Otonabee College 203

January 26
Como Agua Para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate), 123 min
Mexico (1992), Rating: R
6 p.m.
Champlain College Lecture Hall

Crash, 121 min
USA (2005), Rating: R
8:30 p.m.
Champlain College Lecture Hall

January 27
Art Expose and Performances
Featuring: Oni the Haitian Sensation and Giovanni Matamoros
7 p.m.
Sadler House Performance Space

The Film and Arts Appreciation Week is co-sponsored by the Trent International Students Association and the Trent Central Student Association. All film screenings and the concluding performances are free to attend and open to the public.


For more information, contact:
Chris Allen at 876.8541 or jovey17@hotmail.com
Or visit TISA's website at www.trentu.ca/tisa








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