French film series continues on campus

French film series continues on campus

For Immediate Release: September 16, 2013

Gender Studies Minor Film Series

BLOOMSBURG — The second French film in a semester-long series will be shown at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s McCormick Hall, room 2303, on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. The films are open to the public free of charge.

“L’Auberge espagnole (The Spanish Apartment)” is told from the viewpoint of the main character, Xavier, a graduate student who goes to Barcelona to study for a year. He moves into an apartment with several international students, becoming close friends with them and learning a lot in the process. The 2002 film was directed by Cédric Klapisch and stars Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, and Judith Godrèche.

Other films in the series are:

- “Il y a longtemps que je t’aime (I’ve Loved You So Long),” Oct. 10

- Coco Avant Chanel,” Oct. 24

- “Amour,” Nov. 7

- “Paris,” Nov. 21

The series is sponsored by BU’s gender studies minor. For information, contact Ferda Asya, director of gender studies minor, at fasya@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.