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Feb 28th: We Were Just Playing  |  March 3rd: Comic Sans
 March 6th: The Otherside of Everything  |  March 10th: La Villa

We Were Just Playing
Wir Haben Nur Gespielt | 2018 Germany

Thursday, February 28th at 7:00pm

Presented by Meaghann Dyness & Felicia Hofner

Two boys from different worlds. Of all possible times, the start of summer vacation is when 10-year-old Jona has to move away from Berlin to the German-Czech border with his mother and new stepfather. He's lonely and angry as he inspects his new surroundings. Across the border, he meets Miro, a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy. Jona is fascinated by the confident but taciturn boy, only slowly discovering the fate that's hidden behind Miro's grown-up façade.


Comic Sans
 2018 Croatia

Sunday, March 3rd at 5:00pm

Presented by Todd Herzog (University of Cincinnati)

A young and successful copywriter Alan Despot, after trying in vain to renew a broken relationship with his girlfriend, goes to the island of Vis and finds himself torn between his eccentric father, another ex-girlfriend and her fiancé. New situations and circumstances help Alan to view his own life from a new perspective.


The Other Side of Everything
Druga Stranna Svega | 2017 Serbia / France

Wednesday, March 6th at 7:00pm

Presented by Nevena Dakovic (University of the Arts, Belgrade) and Sunnie Rucker-Chang (University of Cincinnati)

For Serbian filmmaker Mila Turajlic, a locked door in her mother's apartment in Belgrade provides the gateway to both her remarkable family history and her country's tumultuous political inheritance.


La Villa
House by the Sea | 2017 France

Sunday, March 10th at5:00pm

Presented by Michael Gott (University of Cincinnati

Three grown children gathered at the picturesque villa of their dying father reflect on where they are, who they have become, and what they have inherited.



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