William and Mary Global Film Pre-Festival

The 2013 W&M Global Film Festival theme - Film and Youth - will be introduced through a pre-festival series of Wednesday night film screenings at the Williamsburg Library Theatre running January 16 - February 13, starting at 6:30pm.  The series is free and open to the public (no ticket required) and is part of a 1-credit W&M Film Studies course designed in conjunction with the festival. The series will feature youth-related films from Senegal, Spain, Chile, New Zealand, Russia and Japan, and each will be introduced with a brief presentation by a W&M faculty member.  Visit filmfestival.wm.edu for complete schedule and details. 


Introduction by Prof. Kara Thompson, Assistant Professor of American Studies & English

Boy (2010 / New Zealand / 87m) 
A semi-autobiographical, coming-of-age story from director Taika Waititi about two Maori brothers growing up Waihau Bay, New Zealand.

Watch a trailer below:


Room: Theatre