Hirschfield International Film Series


“SONG WITHOUT A Name” will be available to watch courtesy of the Hirschfield International Film Series on Saturday, Sept. 26.
09/24/2020
The Hirschfield International Film Series will screen “Song Without A Name (Canción sin nombre)” on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. Registration is required and there is a 24-hour window to watch this film from your own home since Middlebury College is still closed to visitors. Register at middlebury.edu/academics/fmmc/hirschfield/2020-2021. This film is set in Peru at the height of the political crisis of the 1980’s. Georgina is a young woman from the Andes whose newborn daughter is stolen at a fake health clinic. Her desperate search for the child leads her to the headquarters of a major...

'BOYS STATE' IS the first offering in this year’s Hirschfield International Film Series at Middlebury College. The film will screen virtually on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. This year’s series will be a strictly virtual event.
09/10/2020
As with its music performances, Middlebury College’s Hirschfield International Film Series is adapting to COVID-19 with a virtual film series this year. The series will offer extraordinary foreign and independent films, streamed online most Saturdays via Virtual Cinema Starting on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m., with the film “Boys State.”  “Boys State” is a wildly entertaining and continually revealing immersion into a week-long annual program in which 1,000 Texas high school seniors gather for an elaborate mock exercise: building their own state government. The 2020 Sundance Film Festival...

CATRINEL MARION IN in “The Whistlers” (2019)
02/27/2020
MIDDLEBURY — This Saturday, Feb. 29, take advantage of the extra Leap-day and go see “The Whistlers” at Dana Auditorium on the Middlebury College campus. This film is part of the Hirschfield International Film Series and is free and open to all. Screenings are at 3 and 8 p.m. In “The Whistlers,” not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception. A trip to the Canary Islands to learn a secret...

A SCENE FROM "An Elephant Sitting Still," which will screen at Middlebury College's Dana Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 11.
01/02/2020
MIDDLEBURY — The Hirschfield International Film Series will continue its showings of foreign and independent films in 2020. These films are free and screened on most Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. in Dana Auditorium at the Sunderland Language Center on Middlebury College’s campus. All films are open to the public. This series runs from September 2019 through May 2020. New titles are added monthly. Here’s the line up for January: Saturday, Jan. 11 3 and 8 p.m., Dana Auditorium “An Elephant Sitting Still” In Mandarin with English subtitles. (Bo Hu, China, 2019, 3 hours, 50 minutes) Free Under the...

THE HIRSCHFIELD INTERNATIONAL Film Series will present “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles” at Dana Auditorium on the Middlebury College campus, on Nov. 9 at 3 and 8 p.m. The screening is free and open to all.
11/04/2019
MIDDLEBURY — On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Hirschfield International Film Series will present “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles” at Dana Auditorium on the Middlebury College campus, at 3 and 8 p.m. The screening is free and open to all. Set in Paris, 1930, the infamous surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of “L’Age d’Or” leads to a falling out with collaborator Salvador Dalí. On a whim, Buñuel’s good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket and promises to devote his winnings to fund Buñuel’s next film. Incredibly, Ramón wins the jackpot,...

"AMERICAN FACTORY" TAKES a deep dive into a post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans still recovering from the effects of the 2008 recession.
09/12/2019
MIDDLEBURY — The Hirschfield International Film Series kicks off the 2019-2020 season on Saturday, Sept. 14. This film series hosted by Middlebury College shows foreign and independent films that are screened on most Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m., in Dana Auditorium at the Sunderland Language Center. All screenings are free and open to the public. The Hirschfield International Film Series runs from September through May. Some of the works in this series may be inappropriate for children. New titles will be added mostly to the series’ website; visit middlebury.edu/academics/fmmc/hirschfield/2018-...

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