Friday, March 9, 2018

The 2018 UNC Charlotte International Film Festival provides an opportunity to experience the rich world of contemporary movies from around the globe. The festival begins Monday, March 12, with a screening of the Japanese film “The Wind Rises” at 4 p.m. in the Popp Martin Student Union Theatre.

This year’s festival will feature films from Argentina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, the United States and Uzbekistan.

More than 30 films are on the schedule for the festival, which concludes Friday, April 6.

The UNC Charlotte International Film Festival and any related special events are free and open to the public; all films will have subtitles.

The UNC Charlotte Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the Chinese, French, German, Iranian, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish student organizations are co-hosting this year’s International Film Festival. 

More information is on the web.