This event is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Division, the Office of International Education, the Office of Student Life, and the Diversity Committee. Films planned for the Diversity Film Festival are subject to change.
February 24-28, 2014
Monday, February 24th at 12 pm and 7 pm in Monteabaro Recital Hall:
How To Cook Your Life is a 2007 documentary written and directed by Doris Dörrie and starring Dörrie and Edward Espe Brown in a film about a Zen priest in San Francisco and cookbook author who use Zen Buddhism and cooking to relate to everyday life. In English and German with English subtitles. 94 minutes.
Tuesday, February 25th at 2 pm and 7 pm in Monteabaro Recital Hall:
Bottle Shock is a 2008 comedy directed by Randall Miller and starring Chris Pine, Alan Rickman and Bill Pullman in the story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris." 110 minutes.
Wednesday, February 26th at 2 pm and 7 pm in Monteabaro Recital Hall:
The Ramen Girl is a 2008 comedy directed by Robert Allen Ackerman and starring Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishada and Tammy Blanchard in a film about an American woman stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend who trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master. In Japanese and English with English subtitles. 102 minutes.
Thursday, February 27th at 2 pm and 7 pm in Monteabaro Recital Hall:
Toast is a 2010 biography directed by S.J. Clarkson and starring Oscar Kennedy, Victoria Hamilton and Colin Prokter in an ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain. 96 minutes.
Friday, February 28th at 1 pm and 7 pm in N220:
Coffee and Cigarettes is a 2003 comedy written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Bill Murray, Tom Waits and Roberto Benigni in a series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common. 95 minutes.