Tour The World With The Global Lens Film Series

The 2013 Global Lens Film Series three-month-long screening of films from all over the world kicks off today in the College of Media and Communication.

This year, expect to see critically acclaimed works from Iraq, China, Egypt, Mexico, Brazil, Kazakhstan, India, Serbia, Iran, and Chile. After each screening, a panel of scholars made up of Texas Tech faculty will be available for discussion about the film.

It’s free to attend the screenings, and they will take place at 6 p.m. in Room 083 in the College of Media and Communication on the corner of 15th St. and Flint Ave. on Tech campus.

Here’s the schedule:

  • Feb. 21 – “About 111 Girls” (Iraq, directed by Nahid Ghobadi & Bijan Zamanpira)
  • Feb. 28 – “Beijing Flickers” (China, directed by Zhang Yuan)
  • March 7 -“Cairo 678” (Egypt, directed by Mohamed Diab)
  • March 21 – “The Fantastic World of Juan Orol” (Mexico, directed by Sebastian del Amo)
  • March 28 – “Life Kills Me” (Chile, directed by Sebastian Silva)
  • April 4 – “Modest Reception” (Iran, directed by Mani Haghighi)
  • April 11 – “The Parade” (Serbia, directed by Srdjan Dragojevic)
  • April 18 – “Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights” (India, directed by Suman Ghosh)
  • April 25 – “Southwest” (Brazil, directed by Eduardo Nunes)
  • May 2 – “Student” (Kazakhstan, directed by Darezhan Omirbayev)

For more information, go to the Global Lens website,


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