Film series spotlights globalization and migration issues

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Take Out posterExplore thought-provoking foreign films that spotlight influential issues in contemporary societies during this spring’s International Film Series.

The theme is “Globalization and Migration,” featuring films that explore the impact of the globalized economy, trade policies and labor practices on individuals and societies, and how these often lead to large-scale migration, said series organizer Judith Costello.

Free films will be screened most Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 to April 30 in the Liberal Arts Bldg., Rm. 120.

“The series lends perspective, demonstrating that no geographic area is unique in negotiating migration issues with economic and political concerns,” said Costello, a lecturer in comparative cultural studies. “Hopefully, these films will open some debate on how we might deal more effectively and humanely with the situation.”

Information is online. Free parking is available behind Cline Library in parking lot P13 or P7 or for a fee in parking lot P7A.

The films are free and open to the public. They will be screened in their original language with English subtitles, and are unrated.  Viewer discretion is advised.