Looking for some really good movies that are free in Flint & Genesee? With free popcorn? Did we mention they’re free?
The public is invited to the 13th Annual Global Issues Film Festival on Jan. 28-31 at Kettering University in Flint.
Here’s the movie lineup:
- Wednesday, Jan. 28: “A Bridge Apart” (7 p.m.) – A compelling look at migration from the perspective of immigrants from Central America and Mexico to the U.S., exploring why they move and the dangers they face.
- Thursday, Jan. 29: “Half of a Yellow Sun” (7 p.m.) – Enjoy this saga of love and betrayal set against the 1967-70 Biafran war, when Igbo people struggled for independence.
- Friday, Jan. 30: “Oil and Water” (7 p.m.) – Based on a true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront one of the world’s worst toxic disasters.
- Saturday, Jan. 31: “A River Changes Course” (1 p.m.) – Tells the story of three families in contemporary Cambodia as they face hard choices forced by rapid development and struggle to maintain traditional ways of life.
- Saturday, Jan. 31: “Bitter Seeds” (5 p.m.) – Explore the controversy between advocates who believe in the “New Green Revolution” and those who raise environmental concerns that the GMO’s drive small-scale farmers off the land.
All films will be shown in the McKinnon Theater, 1700 University Ave. (in the Academic Building at the corner of University and Chevrolet). Learn more here.
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