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Global Currents

Grab your passport and journey around the globe with this expansive collection of films from Asia to Europe to South America and beyond. With an intimate view of the cultures and their stories, this program highlights contemporary cinema of all genres, with unique insights that transcend difference and remind us of the shared human experience.

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Fabrice du Welz  |  Belgium, France
Drama, Horror, Romance
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And Then We Danced

Levan Akin  |  Georgia, Sweden, France
Dance, LGBTQ, Romance
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Atlantics Atlantique

Mati Diop  |  France, Senegal, Belgium
Coming of Age, Drama, Social Commentary
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August Agosto

Armando Capó  |  Cuba, Costa Rica, France
Coming of Age, Drama, Political
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The August Virgin La Virgen de Agosto

Jonás Trueba  |   Spain
Coming of Age, Drama, Romance
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Shannon Murphy  |   Australia
Coming of Age, Drama, Romance
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Hamish Bennett  |   New Zealand
Comedy, Drama, Family Affairs
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Bring Me Home Na-reul cha-ja-jwo

Kim Seung-woo  |   South Korea
Family Affairs, Mystery, Thriller
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Rodd Rathjen  |   Australia
Drama, Political, Thriller
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Emily Harris  |   United Kingdom
Historical, LGBTQ, Literary Adaptation
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Chained Eynayim Sheli

Yaron Shani  |  Israel, Germany
Drama, Social Commentary
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Extracurricular Dopunska nastava

Ivan-Goran Vitez  |   Croatia
Action, Comedy, Political
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The Father

Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov  |  Bulgaria, Greece
Drama, Family Affairs
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Ghost Tropic

Bas Devos  |  Belgium, Netherlands
Drama, Social Commentary
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Minhal Baig  |   United States
Coming of Age, Religion, Romance
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I Lost My Body J'ai Perdu Mon Corps

Jérémy Clapin  |   France
Animation, Coming of Age, Romance
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I Was at Home, But… Ich war zuhause, aber...

Angela Schanelec  |  Germany, Serbia
Drama, Family Affairs
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Invisible Life

Karim Aïnouz  |  Brazil, Germany
Drama, Family Affairs
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Isadora’s Children

Damien Manivel  |   France
Art/Film, Dance
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Les Misérables

Ladj Ly  |   France
Action, Crime, Social Commentary
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Let There Be Light Nech je svetlo

Marko Škop  |   Slovakia
Family Affairs, Political, Religion

Maria’s Paradise

Zaida Bergroth  |   Finland
Drama, Historical, Religion
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Miyamoto Miyamoto Kara Kimi He

Tetsuya Mariko  |   Japan
Drama, Literary Adaptation, Sex and Sexuality
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The Moneychanger Así Habló El Cambista

Federico Veiroj  |  Uruguay, Argentina, Germany
Crime, Drama, Historical
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Once Upon a River

Haroula Rose  |   United States
Coming of Age, Drama
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Paradise Next Wang Ming Zhi Tu

Yoshihiro Hanno  |  Japan, Taiwan
Crime, Drama, Thriller
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The Prince El Principe

Sebastián Muñoz  |  Chile, Argentina, Belgium
Crime, Drama, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality
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The Prince’s Voyage Le Voyage du Prince

Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard  |  France, Luxembourg
Animation, Coming of Age

Song Without a Name Canción sin nombre

Melina León  |  Peru, United States
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
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The Swallows of Kabul Les hirondelles de Kaboul

Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec  |  France, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Animation, Political, Religion
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Those Who Remained Akik Maradtak

Barnabás Tóth  |   Hungary
Drama, Historical, Jewish Interest, Political
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To Live To Sing Huo zhe chang zhe

Johnny Ma  |  China, France
Art/Film, Drama, Music
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Tremors Temblores

Jayro Bustamante  |  Guatemala, France, Luxembourg
LGBTQ, Religion, Social Commentary
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The Whistlers

Corneliu Porumboiu  |  Romania, France, Germany
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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The Wild Goose Lake

Yi'nan Diao  |  China, France
Action, Crime, Thriller