INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
WHEN: November 13–17, 2017
WHERE: Smith Theatre, located in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
The collection of films, which span the past 30 years, honor past revolutions and examine current shifts in society.
Monday, November 13, 2017, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Documentary about the two big resources in the North Atlantic, fish and oil, and the impact of their exploitation on the environment in various countries on both sides of the Atlantic. Directed by Risteard O'Domhnaill, starring Brendan Gleeson. 1 hour 20 minutes.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces. Directed by Ken Loach, starring Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney, and Liam Cunningham. 2 hours 7 minutes.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Crime boss daughter Greta is rescued from suicide by stranger Pearse on New Year's Eve, a night that will change both their lives forever. Directed by Kieron J. Walsh, starring Nichola Burley, Martin McCann, and Charlene McKenna. 1 hour 21 minutes.
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA. Directed by Pat O'Connor, written by Bernard MacLaverty, starring Helen Mirren, John Lynch, and Donal McCann. 1 hour 42 minutes.
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7 p.m.
A Date for Mad Mary (2016)
“Mad” Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison - for something she'd rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Directed by Darren Thorton, starring Seána Kerslake, Tara Lee, and Charleigh Bailey. 1 hour 22 minutes.
Please visit our website at www.howardcc.edu/filmfestivals for up-to-date information about our film festival and other programs. The HCC Film Program is in partnership with the Columbia Film Society this season.
About The Film Studies Program
The Howard Community College Film Studies program encompasses the historical, cultural, and artistic aspects of cinematic art. Through viewings, readings, lectures, and discussion, students examine a wide variety of films.
Since 1970, Howard Community College (HCC) has been a preferred college choice for students and families in Howard County, Maryland. A public community college, HCC offers associate degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce development training and continuing education classes, to nearly 30,000 credit and noncredit students each year. Among HCC’s recent honors is being named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the ninth consecutive year.