The University of Richmond will continue its 27th annual International Film Series with 13 new films beginning Jan. 22.

This series, which is free and open to the public, features celebrated and acclaimed films from around the world in what is often their only public screening in the Richmond area.

Spring semester films include:

  • “Two Days, One Night,” January 22* and 24
    (Belgium/France/Italy, 2014, directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, 95 min., rated PG-13)
  • “This Is Not a Film,” January 29 and 31
    (Iran, 2011, directed by Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, 75 min., not rated)
  • “Ida,” February 5* and 7
    (Poland, 2013, directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, 82 min., rated PG-13) 
  • Multiple films during ChinaFest Film Weekend, Feb. 12-14
    More information is available online.
  • “Planet of Snail,” February 19 and 21
    (South Korea, 2012, directed by Seung-jun Yi, 87 min., not rated) 
  • “About Elly,” February 26* and 28
    (Iran, 2009, directed by Asghar Farhadi, 119 min., not rated)
  • “Cemetery of Splendor,” March 18 and 20
    (Thailand, 2015, directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 122 min., not rated)
  • “Almanya: Welcome to Germany,” April 1* and 3
    (Germany, 2011, directed by Yasemin Şamdereli, 101 min., not rated)
  • “Snowpiercer,” April 8 and 10
    (South Korea, 2013, directed by Bong Joon Ho, 126 min., rated R)

* These dates will include a pre-film discussion led by a University of Richmond faculty member at the 3 p.m. screening.

Most film screenings take place in the Robins School of Business, Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Each film is played in its original language with English subtitles. Friday screenings are at 3 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday screenings are at 7:30 p.m.

Additional information on the series, including trailers, reviews, mailing list registration, and specifics on parking is available online at

The International Film Series is co-sponsored by the Office of International Education and the Boatwright Memorial Library Media Resource Center.

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