11th Annual Bridges to the World, International Film Festival

Presented by World Artists Experiences and Maryland Hall
Monday February 25 | 7:00 pm
Monday March 4 | 7:00 pm
Free

 

11th Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival

Presented by World Artists Experiences and Maryland Hall 

The 11th Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival will be held on Mondays at 7 p.m. in the Bowen Theatre on Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, and March 4. 

Admission is free for all of the movies, which are sponsored by World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State.

Advanced Registration Requested Here

Each film will be introduced and followed by a discussion. Films will be shown in English or with English subtitles.

The films to be presented are:

February 4: “Children from Hotel America” from Lithuania

February 11: “The Band’s Visit” from Israel 

February 25: “The Train of Salt and Sugar” from Mozambique

March 4: “Wajd: Songs of Separation” from Canada, about Syrian musicians

The Bridges to the World International Film Festival is a statewide initiative in recognition of the State’s global reach and connections. The films were selected and provided by the respective embassies to represents their country’s spirit and art of film making.  

World Artists Experiences is a non-profit organization which bridges international understanding through cultural and citizen diplomacy in schools, colleges, and communities to foster respect, trust, hope, and peace in the world.  

The International Division for Maryland's Office of the Secretary of State strives to foster global awareness and increase the level and consistency of open dialogue and exchange between Maryland's citizens and institutions and their international counterparts. Among its responsibilities is the administration of the Maryland Sister States Program which includes active relationships with 16 countries. 

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm Purchase
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm Purchase