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April 2018

Global Film Series: Bending the Arc

April 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Witherspoon Student Center Campus Cinema, 2810 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Free

To celebrate the launch of the Global Health Council at NC State, you're invited to a FREE screening of Bending the Arc is a documentary about a team of young people—Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, Ophelia Dahl—whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high quality health care available to everyone, even in the world’s poorest countries. Fighting entrenched diseases, political and bureaucratic machinery, and the existing charity…

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August 2018

Global Film Series: Bad Lucky Goat

August 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DH Hill Library Auditorium, 2 W Broughton Dr
Raleigh, 27695 United States
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Bad Lucky Goat, the first film ever written and produced in San Andres-Providencia creole, tells the story of an incompatible brother and sister who accidentally kill a goat with their parents’ car and their journey of reconciliation. View Trailer Runtime 76 minutes. Not rated. The film will be introduced by Dr. Tim Wallace, Associate Professor and applied anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University. This screening is presented by NCSU Libraries and the Office of…

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September 2018

Global Film Series: Harvest of Empire

September 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DH Hill Library Auditorium, 2 W Broughton Dr
Raleigh, 27695 United States
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This feature-length documentary reveals the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. Based on the groundbreaking book by award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! co-host Juan González, Harvest of Empire takes an unflinching look at the role that U.S. economic and military interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of migration that is transforming our nation’s cultural and economic landscape. The film will be introduced by Dr. Nora Haenn, Associate Professor…

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October 2018

Global Film Series: Imagining Emanuel + Out of Norway

October 9, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The incredible migration story of Emanuel, an African refugee of disputed origin, is told in two successive documentaries by Norwegian artist Thomas Østbye. View Trailer Total runtime 95 minutes. Not Rated. This screening is sponsored by the African American Cultural Center and Multicultural Student Affairs, and presented by the NCSU Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement. **Please note the change of location for this film**

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November 2018

Global Film Series: Living On One Dollar

November 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Poe Hall 216, 2310 Stinson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27695
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An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four friends as they set out to live on just $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. They battle hunger, parasites, and extreme financial stress as they attempt to survive life on the edge. An unimaginable reality for most young Americans, the challenges they face are real…

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December 2018

*CANCELLED* — Global Film Series: Walkabout

December 4, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Poe Hall 216, 2310 Stinson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27695
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. One of the first films in the Australian New Wave cinema movement, the film centers on two white schoolchildren who are left to fend for themselves in the Australian outback and who come across a teenage Aboriginal boy who helps them to survive. This screening is presented by NCSU Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement as part of the Global Film Series. Shown in partnership with the University Scholars Program.

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January 2019

Global Film Series: The True Cost

January 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DH Hill Library Auditorium, 2 W Broughton Dr
Raleigh, 27695 United States
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Free

Our Global Film Series is back for the Spring 2019 semester with The True Cost. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring…

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February 2019

Global Film Series: Makala

February 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Witherspoon Student Center Campus Cinema, 2810 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Free

Winner of the Grand Prize Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival, Makala tells the story of a young Congolese farmer’s dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. As he sets out on dangerous and exhausting adventures to trade the fruit of his work, he discovers the value of his effort and the price he must pay for his dreams.…

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March 2019

Global Film Series: Capernaum

March 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Witherspoon Student Center Campus Cinema, 2810 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Capernaum ("Chaos") tells the story of Zain, a gutsy streetwise Lebanese boy as he flees his negligent parents, survives through his wits on the streets, takes care of Ethiopian refugees, is jailed for a crime, and sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. Capernaum was made with a cast of non-professionals playing characters whose lives closely parallel their own. This event will also kick off the…

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April 2019

Global Film Series: Bending the Arc

April 9, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Witherspoon Student Center Campus Cinema, 2810 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Free

Bending the Arc is a documentary about a team of young people—Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, Ophelia Dahl—whose charitable medical work 30 years ago ignited a global health movement. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high-quality health care available to everyone, even in the world’s poorest countries. Fighting entrenched diseases, political and bureaucratic machinery, and the existing charity and medical establishments, these crusaders took their fight from the village to the world stage, to ensure that health care…

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