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Films Across Borders: Stories of Water

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30+ Films, 12 Venues

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Films Across Borders: Stories of Water

Films Across Borders: Stories of Water, presents critically acclaimed and enlightening films, documentaries, artistic presentations and virtual reality experiences from around the world.

This film series brings together diverse cinematic stories about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, how we use it, how this precious resource shapes human society and our daily lives.

Come for the films and the enjoyment of engaging with filmmakers and topical speakers in lively post-screening discussions. Open to the public in venues around the city.

2019 Film Series Trailer Coming Soon (2018 films trailer below) 

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

Fri, Oct 4 | 6:30 pm
FAB-EFF film selection
Possible opening night partners reception, film & discussion
FAB at Eaton Cinema
Early/Mid-October |  
Allt Flyter (2008, Sweden)
Embassy of Sweden
Thurs, Oct 10 |  
Fitzcarraldo (1982, West Germany)
Goethe Institut
Tues & Wed, Oct 15 & 16 |  
Okavango River Project 
National Geographic
Thurs, Oct. 17 |  
Guadalquivir (2013, Spain)
SPAIN arts & culture
Sun, Oct. 20| 1:00 pm
Woman in the Dunes (1964, USA)
National Gallery of Art at the Freer Gallery
Sun, Oct 20 | 4:00 pm
Woman and the Glacier(2016, Netherlands)
National Gallery of Art at the Freer Gallery
Tues, Oct 22| 6:30 pm
The Ghost Fleet(2019, USA)
AU Doyle/Forman Theater
Wed, Oct. 23 |  
TBC - Tesoros (2017, Mexico)
Mexican Cultural Institute at NYU
Thurs, Oct 24|  
Bagdad Cafe/Out of Rosenheim (1987, West Germany)
Goethe Institut
Sunday, Oct 27 | 4:00 pm
Walking on Water (2018, USA, Bulgaria)
National Gallery of Art West Building Theater 
Tues, Nov 5 | 6:30 pm
High Tide in Dorchester (2018, USA)
AU Doyle/Forman Theater
Tues, Nov 5 |  
TBD
French Embassy
Wed, Nov 13 | 6:30 pm
What Lies Upstream (2017, USA)
AU Doyle/Forman Theater
Tues & Wed, Nov 19 & 20 | 
Shark VR Event
National Geographic
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