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2024 Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival


February 2/21 – When Spring Came to Bucha (2022, Mila Teshaieva and Marcus Lenz, Ukraine, 64 min, in Ukrainian and Russian w/ English subtitles)

February 2/28 – Goodbye Julia (2023, Mohamed Kordofani, South Sudan, 120 min, in Arabic w/ English subtitles)

March 3/6 – No Winter Holidays (2023, Rajan Kathet and Sunir Pandey, Nepal, 79 min, in Nepali w/ English subtitles) & A Mother Youngsoon (2022, Lee Chang-jun, South Korea, 85 min, in Korean w/ English subtitles)

March 3/13 – DEFA Chilean Short Movies; Chile (Chile, 1975, dirs. Juan Forch, Jörg Herrmann, 2 min, color, silhouette animation, in German with English subtitles) Chile Lives (Chile lebt, 1976, dirs. Michael Börner, Juan Forch, 2 min, color, animation, in German with English subtitles) La Brigada – A Mural for the Unidad Popular in Dresden (Brigada – Ein Beitrag zur Solidarität anläßlich der 16. Arbeiterfestspiele 1976 in Dresden, 1976-77, dirs. Juan Forch, Rolf Hofmann, 11 min, color, doc, in German with English subtitles) Lautaro (Lautaro, 1977, dir. Juan Forch, 18 min, color, cutout animation, in German with English subtitles) Neutron Peace? (Neutronenfrieden?, 1977, dir. Juan Forch, 3 min, color, cut-out animation, no dialogue) Nobody Can Stop the Revolution (Die Revolution kann keiner aufhalten, 1976, dir. Juan Forch, 6 min, color, animation, in German with English subtitles) Rosaura (Rosaura, 1978, dir. Lothar Barke, 6 min, color, animation, in German with English subtitles)

March 3/27 – Rock.Paper.Grenade (2022, Iryna Tsilyk and Artem Chekh, Ukraine, 93 min, Ukrainian w/ English subtitles)

April 4/3 – 20,000 Species of Bees (2023, Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren, Basque Country, 128 min, Basque & Spanish w/ English subtitles)

April 4/10 – Rapito (2023, Marco Bellocchio, Susanna Nicchiarelli and Edoardo Albinati, Italy, 134 min, Italian w/ English subtitles)

April 4/17 – Bir’em (2022, Camille Clavel, France, 75 min, Arabic w/ English subtitles)

April 4/24 – Anhell69 (2022, Theo Montoya, Columbia, 75 min, Spanish w/ English subtitles)

May 5/1 – Sis Dies Corrents (2021, Neus Ballús and Margarita Melgar, Catalonia, 85 min, Catalan & Spanish w/ English subtitles)

The Festival opens on February 21st, 2024.

Weekly screenings will be shown on Wednesdays at 7:30 at UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management Room 137 (unless otherwise stated). Festival events will begin on February 21st and continue to May 1st. The majority of the films are accompanied by critical, contextualizing introductions by scholars and filmmakers.  All events— screenings, introductions, audience Q&As and conversations with filmmakers and guests—are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, all events begin at 7:30pm.