Film and Documentary Screenings
Besa: Serbian Film Screening & Faculty Panel
Part of the World War I Commemoration Series
Thursday, February 12, 5:00 p.m.
Spencer Museum Auditorium, Room 309
Set at the start of WWI in Serbia, Besa follows the emergence of an unlikely relationship between Lea, a young Christian Slovenian woman, and Azem, an Albanian Muslim man who has given his besa—his solemn promise—to protect her.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the leading actors in this drama “put an endearingly human face on this intimate, intriguing byproduct of international conflict.”
The screening will be followed by a KU faculty panel discussion featuring Dr. Stephen Dickey, Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures; Dr. Marike Janzen, Assistant Professor of Humanities & Western Civilization and Coordinator of Peace & Conflict Studies; and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg, Language Instructor in the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures.
Destination Planet Negro: Film Screening & Discussion With Kevin Willmott, Director
Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Public Library Auditorium
The Flat: Israeli Film Screening
Holocaust Remembrance Day Event
Wednesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.
Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union