MURRAY, Ky. — The Cinema International film series at Murray State University has announced its fall 2018 lineup, which begins Aug. 23 with the French drama film “Far from Men.”

The fall 2018 Cinema International lineup features movies from a number of countries around the world, including France, Germany, Russia and China. A new film will play on campus each week every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Curris Center Theatre. Discussions led by Murray State students and faculty members will take place before and after the screenings.

“Cinema International is part of the educational mission of Murray State University,” said Dr. Thérèse Saint Paul, director of Cinema International. “The movies are free to all and are selected to promote discussions on a broad range of topics. This semester, in particular, the program hosts a French film festival that includes a World War I Centennial weekend.”

The overall lineup for the fall 2018 semester includes the following films:

— “Far from Men” (Aug. 23–25)

— “My Life as a Zucchini” (Aug. 30–Sept. 1)

— “Schönefeld Boulevard” (Sept. 6–8)

— “Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton” (Sept. 13–15)

— “Frantz” (Sept. 20)

— “Joyeux Noël” (Sept. 21–22)

— “The Crime of Monsieur Lange” (Sept. 27–29)

— “Francofonia” (Oct. 11–13)

— “The Workshop” (Oct. 18–20)

— “Mongolian Ping Pong” (Oct. 25–27)

— “The Shape of Water” (Nov. 1–3)

Admission to all Cinema International screenings is free and open to the public but donations are always welcome.

For more information about Cinema International and upcoming screenings, please visit, like Cinema International on Facebook or access the University Calendar.

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