University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

‘The Interrupters” screens Sept. 24, part of Global Visions Film Series

The Global Visions Film Series begins a new this year at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, with the 2011 American documentary “The Interrupters”, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.  This fall marks the series 11th year at UND.

This year’s other films in the series are:

  •  Compliance, 2011 fictional thriller, Tuesday, Oct. 8.
  • Blue Like Jazz, 2012 fictional comedy, Tuesday, Oct. 22.
  • Invictus, 2009 fictional drama, Tuesday, Nov. 5.
  • Amreeka, 2009 fictional drama, Tuesday, Nov. 19
  • Bless Me Ultima, 2013 fictional drama, Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Many of the films in the Global Visions Film Series are award winning national and international films, whose cinematic acuity and artistic perspectives reveal the realities of daily life from cross-cultural perspectives, exposing the unity and disparity of the human condition around the world

The series is free and open to the public.  Suggested goodwill donations of $1 are encouraged, but not required.  Film-goers are encouraged to come early to ensure a seat.

Global Visions Film Series is directed by Marcia Mikulak, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and sponsored by the Black Student Association, the Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Center, and the Office of International Studies will bring an exciting array of films to the community of Grand Forks for the 11th consecutive year.

The series is partially funded by SOFA and sponsored by The Black Student Association, The Department of Anthropology, The Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Association and the Office of International Programs.