MiraCosta College’s International Languages and Film departments present these compelling films this spring:
Friday, February 21, 7 p.m. Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice (USA 2017)
This film explores the life and work of Minoru (Min) Yasui, including his family’s WWII experience in Japanese internment camps, as well as his post-war struggle for human and civil rights. Narrated by George Takei. Directed by Will Doolittle and Holly Yasui. Not Rated. 57 min.
Friday, March 27, 7 p.m. Chronique d’un été / Chronicle of a Summer (France 1961)
A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité. Directed by Edgar Morin and Jean Rouch. Rated R. 85 min.
Friday, May 8, 7 p.m. También la lluvia / Even the Rain (Spain 2010)
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. Directed by Icíar Bollaín. Not Rated. 103 min.
Each film will screen in the MiraCosta College Little Theatre (Room 3601) at 1 Barnard Drive in Oceanside. The films will be presented in the original languages with English subtitles. Admission is free; however seating is limited.
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 21,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).