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College hosts weeklong film fest

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North Central College is a host site for the 2011 Naperville Independent Film Festival (NIFF), which will showcase a series of award-winning feature and short films Sept. 19-23. The campus community is invited to attend and is offered a special admission price of $3/evening or $10 for the entire week.

The lineup for the weeknight screenings include:
•    Monday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. Madden Theatre. The feature documentary “Problema ” from Germany is a cinematic interpretation of the world’s largest roundtable gathering, featuring the opinions of people from 50 nations on global dilemmas. Four award-winning shorts will be shown at 9:30 p.m.
•    Tuesday, Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. Madden Theatre. The feature film “27m2” from France takes a unique look at the lack of communication within the relationship of couples in confined spaces. Two award-winning shorts will be shown at 9:30 p.m.
•    Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. Smith Hall. The award-winning film “Charlie Casanova” from Ireland concerns a ruling-class egotist and sociopath who refuses to be bound by morality, law or reality. Five award-winning shorts will be shown at 9:30 p.m.
•    Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. Madden Theatre. The featured documentary “The Happy Housewife” from the Netherlands is a brave, funny story about a woman who fights to get her carefree past and her present life as a new mom back on track. The feature film “A Marine Story” will be shown at 9:30 p.m
•    Friday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. Madden Theatre. The documentary “big TIME” (photo) from the United States follows the journey of a couple and their successful business as the recession hits. The feature film “Ilegales” will be shown at 9:45 p.m.

For more information visit naperfilmfest.org. Film Central is a coalition of several College offices and programs, including the Film Central student organization, and has worked with NIFF to bring these films to campus.

View a Sept. 16 Daily Herald feature about weeklong festival: “Film fest face-off.”