International Film Festival

8th WLL Annual International Film Festival

“Women in Film: Behind and In Front of the Camera”

February 7 – March 9, 2023


All screenings are free and open to the public and will take place at 7 pm in Dallas Hall 306 (McCord Auditorium) unless otherwise noted




Film title & language



Tuesday 2/7

3 pm: "Women in Film" Reception and Roundtable Discussion (Hawn Conference Room, Hamon Arts Library)

4 pm: SMU Film Vault (departs from Hawn Conference Room, Hamon Arts Library)

Register HERE

7 pm: Caramel (Arabic)

Wednesday 2/8


6:30 pm: Reception sponsored by the Dallas Goethe Center


When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (German)

Thursday 2/9


5 pm: The Olive Tree (Spanish), Meadows Museum Auditorium. Advance registration is required. 

Register HERE



Monday 2/13

Happening (French) 

Wednesday 2/15

Zama (Spanish)

Thursday 2/16

6:30 pm: Reception sponsored by the DCII Asian Studies and Asian American Experiences research cluster


English Vinglish (Hindi)



Monday 2/20


Tuesday 2/21


Special screening of Club de Femmes (French) at 7 pm, Hamon Library

Wednesday 2/22

Send Me to the Clouds (Chinese)

Thursday, 2/23 We Want Roses Too (Italian)



Monday 2/27 The Chambermaid (Spanish)

Tuesday 2/28

8 Women (French)

 Wednesday 3/1  Elena (Russian)



Monday 3/6 Central Station (Portuguese)

Tuesday 3/7

A Fantastic Woman (Spanish)

Wednesday 3/8

Summer Within (Italian) - screening limited to SMU students, staff and faculty 

Thursday 3/9 Closing Night

11-12:30 am - Lunch and Q&A with filmmaker Summer Minerva (director of Summer Within), Hawn Conference Room (Hamon Arts Library) 

Register HERE


6:30 pm: Reception sponsored by the Fulbright Association-Dallas Chapter


7 pm screening of I Can Speak (Korean)

The World Languages and Literatures International Film Festival is made possible thanks to the generous support of its 2023 sponsors: SMU Libraries, the Meadows Museum, Italian Club, French Club, Russian Club, German Club, Spanish Club, Brazilian and Portuguese Student Association, Asian Council, Arabic Club, ASL Club, SASA, Julio Medina and Olga Guzman (Agave Plumbing), DCII Scott-Hawkins Lecture Fund, Fulbright Association-Dallas chapter, DCII Asian Studies and Asian American Experiences research cluster, SPECTRUM, Women's and Gender studies, SMU Feminists, Dallas Goethe Center.