February 11, 2016 Newsletter

February 17, 7:00 pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
February 19, 7:00 pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
This documentary tells the story of the “father of African cinema,” Ousmane Sembene. Tickets for students are $7.


Ji Yun-Fei: Last Days of Village Wen
Exhibition opens February 12, Cleveland Museum of Art
These paintings explore environmental concerns and mass migrations in China today. Admission to this exhibition is free.
TUSA Ambassador Scholarship
Early admission deadline is February 15
Apply to this unique program that gives students the opportunity to act as ambassadors in Taiwan.

Arabian Nights: Volume 2 – The Desolate One
February 13, 6:45 pm, Cinematheque
February 14, 8:35 pm, Cinematheque
Do not miss this trilogy of films and telling stories of layoffs, unemployment, and strikes in Portugal, all with a dark creative twist. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Cesar and Rosalie
February 13, 9:20 pm, Cinematheque
February 14, 6:30 pm, Cinematheque
In this French film, a man begins to worry about his relationship with his wife when one of her first loves returns. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Brief Encounter
February 13, 5:00 pm, Cinematheque
February 14, 4:30 pm, Cinematheque
Voted one of the most romantic films of all time, this is the story of two married strangers who meet on a train and fall in love. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

The Last Metro
February 14, 1:30 pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
Winner of 10 French Oscars, this film tells of an actress who is trying to preserve her Jewish husband’s Parisian theater during WWII. Tickets for students are $8.

Middle East and North Africa
The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Cleveland’s Response
February 12, 4:00-5:00 pm, Cleveland State University
Learn about the Syrian refugee crisis and refugees in Cleveland at this panel discussion. This is a free event.

Latin America
The Case for Opening Cuba
February 17, 12:00-1:30 pm, The City Club
Attend this panel discussion on diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Tickets are $35 for non-members, see CCWA webpage for 20% off coupon.