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Volume 7 - Issue 1 - Spring 2011

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Glendon Office of Advancement, Alumni and External Relations invites allGlendon Alumni for a series of movie nights on Fridays Refreshments will be served from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, prior to the presentation of a film with English or French subtitles. The film selection of Canadian and International Films is presented by Marcelle Lean of Cinéfranco from a strange young woman, Diane, who gives him some disturbing information. Before his death, Raoul’s son was taking part in early trials of a new drug for a large pharma ceu - tical company. Diane’s theory is that the side-effects of the drug may have resulted in the death of the young man. Unsure whether to take Diane seriously, Raoul agrees to accompany her to Paris to investigate the matter further . The events that MARCH 18 2011 • Guantanamera Subject: Hispanic Studies Film by: T ear: 1995 Genre: Comedy Synopsis: It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral pro - ces sion and some truck drivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about God and everyone ends up in disco - ve ring that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a lot of differences depending on the point of view. APRIL 8 2011 • Le nouveau protocole (The New Protocol) Subject : International Studies Film by: Thomas Vincent ear: 2008 Genre: Thriller Origin: France Starring: Clovis Cornillac, Marie-Josée Croze and Dominique Reymond Y Reserve in advance by email to French with English subtitles Synopsis: The peaceful world of Vosges lumberjack Raoul Kraft is shat - tered when he learns that his 18-year-old son has just died in a car accident. The police are certain there are no suspicious cir cum stances, but a short while later Raoul receives a visit rsvp@glendon.yorku.ca or call Mélissa Romulus Lisanti, Development and Alumni Coordinator, at 416-487-6824 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glendon-College-Alumni/102498209450 omas Gutierrez Alea and Juan Carlos T Origin: Cuba, Spain, Germany Spanish with English subtitles abio Starring: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra and Jorge Perugorria Y follow merely confirm Diane’s suspicions... MAY 13 2011 • Paris selon Moussa (Paris According to Moussa) Subject: Social and Immigration Studies Film by: Cheik Doukouré Starring: Élisabeth Vitali, Cheik Doukouré and Vincent: McDoom Y ear: 2003 Genre: Dramatic Comedy Origin: France, Guinea French with English subtitles Synopsis : Moussa Sidibé, a farmer in Guinea, is sent to France by his village to buy a new water pump that’s needed to irrigate their fields. Once in Paris, Moussa is robbed of half the money he was given. This instigates a series of totally unexpected situa - tions that eventually lead Moussa to a group of African immi - grants who have no work papers and are considered illegals. They’ve taken over a church in a bid to highlight their plight. Program

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