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SIS Film Series

The School of International Service, 3rd Thursdays film series, fosters global understanding through an engaging lineup of documentary films provided by Washington, D.C. embassies. The films are screened in the Abramson Family Founders Room at the School of International Service on the third Thursday of each month. The September film screening of the SIS film series will take place on September 19th at 6:15 p.m. Join us for light refreshments at 6:15pm followed by the screening at 6:30pm.

Chef Geoff's, a local New Mexico Avenue bistro a few doors down from SIS, is offering a complimentary glass of wine or dessert to 3rd Thursday film goers.

February  –  Perú Sabe:  La cocina, arma social

Perú Sabe:  La cocina, arma social

Perú Sabe’s directors

 Date: Thursday, February 20
Time: 6:30pm
The screening will be held in the Abramson Family Founders Room
at the School of International Service.


Description:  There is an unprecedented phenomenon happening in Peru today. Cuisine, something so ordinary in any other countries, has turned into an engine for change. A machine that creates producers, chefs, entrepreneurs, restaurants and consumers. Today, over 80,000 young people have chosen to study gastronomy instead of playing soccer.

Ferran Adrià, the world’s most prestigious chef, and Gastón Acurio, Latin America’s most influential chef, together embark on a journey to explore the roots of the splendor of Peruvian cuisine and its potential to transform lives.

PERU SABE is the result of this journey; an exciting testimony to the way in which Peruvian cuisine has found a perfect recipe for spurring social and economic development.
Indeed, this is part of a growing movement throughout Latin America, where gastronomy is becoming one of the region’s most important assets.


The School of International Service is located at the intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues. Parking is free in the SIS garage after 5 p.m.

Visit Chef Geoff's Restaurant after the film and receive one free dessert or glass of wine with any entree. Each guest must bring the certificate distributed during the film to redeem the deal. All details are listed on the certificate.

Chef Geoff's is just a five minute walk from the university.

3201 New Mexico Ave.
Washington, DC 20016