January 21, 2016 Newsletter

The Assassin
January 23, 7:10 pm, Cinematheque
In this film, a deadly female assassin tries not to let her emotions get in the way of eliminating her next target, someone who was once very close to her. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Japanese Speech Contest
Deadline to apply, February 5
Join other university and high school students as you compete for great prizes and have a chance to show off your knowledge and skills of the Japanese language. Completed applications and speeches due by February 5, 2016.

Korean Research Fellowship
Don’t miss the opportunity to complete research in Korea. Eligible students must be of undergraduate or graduate standing with a research focus on the study of Korea.

Japanese University Scholarship
Deadline to apply, January 30
A wonderful opportunity to study abroad at Kyushu University in Japan. The deadline for the first term is approaching, so make sure to apply soon!

The Scarlet Empress
January 23, 5:00 pm, Cinematheque
January 24, 8:30 pm, Cinematheque
Do not miss this classic film that tells the story of Catherine the Great, and her rise from German princess to empress of Russia. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Man of Aran
January 24, 1:30-3:00 pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
Make sure to see this unique film that tracks the lives of fishermen and farmers who live on the barren Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland. Tickets for students are $8.

Out 1: Noli Me Tangere (Episodes 7&8)
January 21, 6:45 pm, Cinematheque
The final episodes of an eight part, French film that follows two theater groups each rehearsing the same play. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7 or $20 for admission to four parts.

Middle East and North Africa
January 23, 9:15 pm, Cinematheque
January 24, 6:30 pm, Cinematheque
Set in Ottoman-controlled Arabia during WWI, this film tells the story of two brothers who escort a British officer across the desert, while dodging bandits, rebels and mercenaries along the way. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Iran & The U.S.: The Road to Peace
January 26, 5:30 pm, The Union Club, The Wedgewood Room
Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Research Scholar and former Iranian diplomat will review what the future likely holds for U.S.-Iran relations. Tickets for full-time students are $5.