Sep. 26, 2012 by Lauren Rubenstein
“Common Ground 2012,” the 4th annual Middletown International Film Festival, kicks off Oct. 11 with a screening of My Voice (Nha Fala), a 2002 film in Portuguese directed by Flora Gomes. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. at Wesleyan’s Film Studies Department.
Five more films from around the world will be aired as part of the festival. They are:
Thursday, Oct. 18 at Russell Library
Seraphine (French, 2008)
Directed by Martin Provost
Thursday, Oct. 25 at Russell Library
The Concert (Russian, 2009)
Directed by Radu Mihaileanu
Thursday, Nov. 1 at Wesleyan Film Studies
Poetry (Korean, 2010)
Directed by Chang-dong Lee
Thursday, Nov. 8 at Wesleyan Film Studies
Dancing Dreams (German, 2010)
Directed by Rainer Hoffman
Thursday, Nov. 15 at Russell Library
As It Is In Heaven (Swedish, 2004)
Directed by Kay Pollak
All screenings begin at 7 p.m., and are free and open to the public.
The festival is supported by a grant from the Middletown Commission on the Arts, as well as Friends of the Russell Library, gener8or communications/Moving Pictures, the Haddad Family, and many individuals. It is co-sponsored by Wesleyan, Middlesex Community College and Russell Library.
For more information, visit the Russell Library’s website.