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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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September 2022

Albertine Cinémathèque 2022

September 28 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Free public screenings of historic and contemporary French films. The event is hosted by the UNC Center for European Studies and co-hosted by the Department of History, Center for African Studies, Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the Department of Women and Gender Studies. Sept. 7: Les Illusions perdues (Lost Illusions) Sept. 13: Les Indes Gallantes (Gallantes Indies) Sept. 15: Les 400 coups (The 400 Blows) Sept. 20: Lingui, les liens sacrés (Lingui, the Sacred Bonds) Sept. 22: La…

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FedEx Global Ed Center Anniversary with FedEx Founder Frederick W. Smith

September 29 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Carolina community welcomes Frederick W. Smith, founder and executive chairman of FedEx Corporation, for a special lecture celebrating the 15th anniversary of the opening of the FedEx Global Education Center. Smith will be joined by Barbara Stephenson, vice provost for global affairs and former U.S. ambassador. In his lecture, Smith will make the case for re-engaging on free trade agreements, offering his insights into supporting sustainable global trade and managing threats to open global order. Opened in 2007, the…

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October 2022

Film Screening ‘Quo Vadis, Adia’ (2020)

October 11 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Center for European Studies to watch the 2022 LUX Audience Award-winning film, “Quo Vadis, Aida?” by Jasmila Žbanić. This film focuses on Aida, a translator for the United Nations in Srebrenica, during the summer of 1995. Aida’s family is among those seeking refuge at the UN encampment and with her access to the negotiations, Aida facing moral dilemmas of life and death. A panel & discussion will follow the film, along with a reception. This film screening is made possible by…

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Film Screening: The Conference (2022)

October 13 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Film screening and discussion with Ruth von Bernuth, Karen Auerbach, and Yaron Shemer; Opening Remarks from Priscilla Layne. About the Film On January 20, 1942, high-ranking representatives of the German Nazi regime met in an idyllic villa on the Great Wannsee in the southwest of Berlin for a meeting that went down in history as the Wannsee Conference, because of its scope, fatality and consequences, perhaps the most terrible conference of human history. Present are 15 leading men of the…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Berta soy yo (I am Berta)

October 14 at 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dir. by Katia Lara. Honduras. 2022. 70 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. In Honduras, one of the most violent countries in the world, the assassination of the social justice leader Berta Cáceres, remains in impunity. Guided by a map that Berta drew in Katia´s notebook one day before she was killed, the director Katia Lara and her team continue along the contours of the memories of Berta’s family as well as the line of criminal investigation to show us…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Papi

October 15 at 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Followed by a reception in the Atrium @ 4:30 p.m. Watch trailer Followed @ 5 p.m. by Martírio. Introduction by Professor Pedro Lopes de Almeida, UNC-CH Department of Romance Studies. Dir. by Vicente Carelli, Ernesto de Carvalho, Tatiana Almeida. Brazil. 2016. 162 min. In Portuguese, Guaraní, and Spanish with English subtitles. With Celso Aoki, Myriam Medina Aoki, Oriel Benites, Tonico Benites and Guaraní and Kaiowá communities of Mato Grosso do Sul state. Filmed over the course of 40 years, indigenous…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Cabeça de Nêgo (A Bruddah’s Mind)

October 17 at 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Dir. by Déo Cardoso. Brazil. 2020. 86 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Based on real events, this political drama fuses Brazilian history with international anti-racist movements. Saulo, a black introvert student and fan of the Black Panther Movement, challenges his school in the largely white city of Fortaleza. After Saulo’s reaction to a racial insult from a classmate, his teachers describe him as a young delinquent and swiftly attempt to expel him ignoring his usually calm and articulate demeanor.…

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Environmentalism During The Weimar Era

October 27 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Public Talk with Paul Dobryden This event is part of 2022 Campus Weeks! Join us for a conversation with Paul Dobryden, Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia, on his new book The Hygienic Apparatus: Weimar Cinema and Environmental Disorder (2022). Christina Weiler, Teaching Assistant Professor and German Language Program Director in GSLL as well as President of the North Carolina chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (NCAATG) through…

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November 2022

Film Screening: Zu Weit Weg (Too Far Away, 2019)

November 3 at 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Public Film Screening & Discussion with Jon Lepofsky and Christina Weiler This event is part of 2022 Campus Weeks. You can learn more this initiative and view other Campus Weeks events on the Campus Weeks webpage. RSVP for November 3 About the Film 12-year-old Ben and his family must leave their village because of the surface lignite mining in the western region of Germany. Ben has trouble fitting into his new school and equally new soccer club, while his old friends…

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