International Film Festival

The World Languages and Literatures 5th Annual International Film Festival, VOYAGES, will take place in January and February 2020. The list of tentative dates and films are below. More information and updates will be posted here closer to the date. Screenings are free and open to the public. 

Unless otherwise noted, all films will be screened at 7 pm in Dallas Hall 306 (McCord Auditorium). 

Tuesday, January 28: Theeb (Jordan, 2014). In Arabic with English subtitles. Sponsored by Residence Life and Student Housing.

Wednesday, January 29: Delicate Balance*

Thursday, January 30: Special tour and screening co-sponsored by SMU Libraries

5-6 pm: SMU Film Vault tour (departs from Hamon Arts Library lobby)
6-7 pm: Black History Month Across Borders: A roundtable discussion with faculty and filmmakers (Greer Garson 3531 - Owen Arts Center)
7 pm: Special screening of one of the films from SMU’s Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection, JUKE JOINT (Spencer Williams, 1947). Introduced by Professor Kevin Heffernan.

Tuesday, February 4: Polina (Russia, 2016). In Russian and French, with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU Russian Club.

Wednesday, February 5: Nuovomondo (Italy,2006). In Italian with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU Italian Club. 

Thursday, February 6: Spider Thieves* 

Tuesday, February 11: Balloon (Germany, 2018). In German with English subtitles. In German with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU German Club. 

Wednesday, February 12: Faces Places (France, 2017, documentary). In French with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU French Club. 

Thursday, February 13: Everybody Knows*

Tuesday, February 18: Loveling (Benzinho, Brazil, 2018). In Portuguese with English subtitles. Sponsored by the Association of Brazilian and Portuguese Speakers. 

Wednesday, February 19: Quanto Basta (Italy, 2018). In Italian with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU Italian Club. 

Thursday, February 20: Birds of Passage*

Tuesday, February 25: Microbe and Gasoline (France, 2015).  In French with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU French Club. 

Wednesday, February 26: Rezo (Russia, 2018). In Russian with English subtitles. Sponsored by the SMU Russian Club. 

Thursday, February 27: Tempest*Join us at 6 pm for a closing night reception sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the Fulbright Association. Screening at 7 pm will be followed by a Q&A with the director Tatiana Huezo.

* Spanish Film Series

The World Languages and Literatures International Film Festival is made possible thanks to the generous support of its 2020 sponsors: SMU Libraries, SMU Italian Club, SMU French Club, SMU German Club, SMU Russian Club, SMU LULAC, SMU Association of Brazilian and Portuguese Speakers, Residence Life & Student Housing, Fulbright Association, O. Guzmán and Reinhausen Manufacturing.