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. Hiroshi Kitamura, Associate Professor, History

Nobody Knows/Dare mo shiranai (2004 / Japan / Hirokazu Koreeda / 141m / PG-13)
In a small Tokyo apartment, 12-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and doesn't seem to be coming back.

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Room: Theatre