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Una's College Of Arts And Sciences To Present Tournees Film Festival

Jan. 27, 2020

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, AL - The University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences will have the third Tournees Film Festival over the course of six days in February. Each film will begin at 6 p.m. in the Wesleyan Hall Auditorium on the UNA campus.

This year's films include:

  • Monday, Feb. 3, Tazzeka (2018).

  • Thursday, Feb. 6: Return of the Hero (2018).

  • Monday, Feb. 10: April and the Extraordinary World (2015).

  • Thursday, Feb. 13: L'Atalante (1934).

  • Monday, Feb. 17: I Am Not Your Negro (2017).

  • Wednesday, Feb. 19: May Allah Bless France! (2015)

"For the third year, UNA was awarded the Tournees grant by the FACE Foundation, or French- American Cultural Exchange, which aims to bring French cinema to American university campuses," said Dr. Stephanie Coker, an Assistant Professor of French and film festival coordinator. "The Tournees Film Festival at UNA provides a unique cinematic experience for the Shoals community to screen six international films. Since the beginning, this event has been an interdisciplinary collaboration among UNA faculty from various departments, including Foreign Languages, English, History, Sociology and Family Studies, Communications, Music, Cinematic Arts, and Visual Arts and Design. This year, the event sponsors also include the Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion and the UNA School of the Arts."

The Tournees Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, the Centre National du Cinema et de l'Image Animee (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, the Florence Gould Foundation, and Highbrow Entertainment.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health

Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN Big South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/