Stanford Ica International Summer Film festival

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2013 ICA Summer Film Festival
Enacting Change: Stories of Courage and Resistance

Films from around the world that depict inspiring stories of individuals who challenge the status quo, facing adversity with bravery.
A Stanford affiliate will introduce each film and lead a post-show discussion.

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm ~ July 3, 2013 to August 14, 2013

Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education

(485 Lasuen Mall, map&directions)

Free and open to the public

July 3 Strike (Germany/Poland, 2006; Docudrama directed by Volker Schlöndorff)

A nearly illiterate woman becomes one of the founders of Poland’s Solidarity union. The film is based on real events and filmed in the historic Lenin shipyard in Gdansk.

Sponsored by the Program in International Relations and The Europe Center

July 10 Repentance (Soviet Union, 1984; Comedy, drama directed by Tengiz Abuladze)

The day after the funeral of the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son’s garden and is secretly reburied. But the corpse keeps returning, and the police eventually capture a local woman, who is accused of digging it up.

Sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

July 17 Life, Above All (South Africa, 2010; Drama directed by Oliver Schmitz)

A young girl fights the fear and shame that have poisoned her community, demonstrating the enduring strength of loyalty and a courage powered by the heart.

Sponsored by the Center for African Studies

July 24 No (Chile, 2012; Drama directed by Pablo Larraín)

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile’s 1988 referendum.

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies

July 31 Seeking Haven (China, Korea, 2012; Documentary directed by Hein S. Seok)

In 2002, Kim Young-soon escaped North Korea to China, spent five years living in an underground haven, then embarked on a dangerous eight-day trek across three borders in an effort to reach South Korea.

Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies

Aug 7 Downpour (Iran, 1971:Drama directed by Bahram Beyzaie)

A well educated and humble teacher arrives in a new city and at a new job in the pre-revolutionary Iran. Post-film discussion with the director, Bahram Beyzae and Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies.

Sponsored by the Iranian Studies and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies

August 14 Well Done Abba! (India , 2010; Political satire directed by Shyam Benegal)

A Muslim chauffeur working in Mumbai risks his job with an unauthorized absence to find a groom for his daughter and returns to his employer with a convoluted and comical but true explanation.

Sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies

Address of Stanford Ica International Summer Film festival

Cubberley Aud, 485 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
United States

Stanford Ica International Summer Film Dates

The Stanford Ica International Summer Film festival is a 43 day celebration with events starting on Why you can’t miss the , 2013

Top 8 reasons to go to the Stanford Ica International Summer Film festivities

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Estimated attendance: 100-200

Top 5 words associated with the fest

  1. International
  2. Films
  3. About
  4. Enacting
  5. Change
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