W&M Global Film Festival

    When:
    January 31, 2019 – February 3, 2019 all-day
    2019-01-31T00:00:00+00:00
    2019-02-04T00:00:00+00:00
    Where:
    William & Mary
    Cost:
    Varies. Free - $10
    Contact:
    William & Mary

    For over a decade the W&M Global Film Festival has brought the William & Mary and Williamsburg communities together for an annual celebration of film and live performances. The 12th annual festival will take place January 31 to February 3, 2019 with four days of films, special guests, workshops, and receptions in Williamsburg, Virginia.

    Current William & Mary students receive free entry to all screening events. Students may claim one ticket per event by showing their ID in person at the Kimball Theatre Box Office. General admission tickets are $10, $5, or free depending on the event and are available online via Eventbrite. To learn more – visit wmglobalfilmfestival.com.

    DOWNLOAD THE FULL 2019 FESTIVAL PROGRAM BOOKLET

    KIMBALL THEATRE

    12th annual William & Mary global film festival, williamsburg virginia
    Photo courtesy of William & Mary Global Film Festival.

    THURSDAY, JAN 31

    3:00 PM – W&M Confucius Institute Reception
    3:30 PM – Chinese live performance including music and a martial arts demonstration
    4:00 PM – The Island
    2018, China, 134 min, Not Rated, Mandarin with English Subtitles
    Sponsored by the W&M Confucius Institute
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    8:00 PM – Burning
    2018, South Korea, 148 min, Not Rated, Korean with English Subtitles

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    FRIDAY, FEB 1

    11:00 AM – Core of the World
    2018, Russia, 124 min, Not Rated, Russian with English Subtitles
    With Special Guest Victoria Belopolskaia
    Sponsored by W&M Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
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    2:30 PM – Rafiki
    2018, Kenya, 83 min, Not Rated, Swahili and English with English Subtitles
    Sponsored by W&M 100 Years of Women
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    5:00 PM – Charm City
    2018, USA, 108 min, Not Rated, English
    With Special Guest Burke Brownfeld ’04
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    8:00 PM – Call Her Ganda
    2018, Philippines and USA, 93 min, Not Rated, Filipino, Tagalog, English with English Subtitles
    With Special Guest PJ Raval
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    10:30 PM – Assassination Nation
    2018, USA, 108 min, R, English
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    SATURDAY, FEB 2

    10:00 AM – Paddington 2
    2018, UK, France, and USA, 104 min, PG, English
    Sponsored by the Triangle Arts and Culture League
    Free, Unticketed Event
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    12:15 PM – Hale County This Morning, This Evening
    2018, USA, 76 min, Not Rated, English
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    2:00 PM – W&M Women in TV Panel Discussion
    With Special Guests Kim Wilcox ’88, Jill Twiss ’98, Chitra Sampath ’06, Kristin Boos ’08
    Moderated by Megan Gilbride ‘00
    Followed immediately by a book signing of “A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo” with Author Jill Twiss ’98
    Sponsored by the Cohen Career Center
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    4:30 PM – Unlovable
    2018, USA, 80 min, Not Rated, English
    With Special Guest Charlene deGuzman
    Sponsored by Alma Mater Productions
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    8:00 PM – The Price of Everything
    2018, USA, 98 min, TV-14, English
    With Special Guest Nathaniel Kahn
    Sponsored by the 1693 Scholars & the W&M Department of Art and Art History
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    SUNDAY, FEB 3

    10:30 AM – Mirai
    2018, Japan, 100 min, PG, English
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    2:00 PM – Silent Film Showcase
    Featuring Pandora’s Box (1929), Metropolis(1927), selections from The Plastic Age (1925), and The Cameraman’s Revenge (1912).
    With live accompaniment from the W&M Wind Ensemble directed by Richard Marcus, DJ Brian Kelley ‘07, the W&M Composer’s League, and the W&M Russian Music Ensemble.
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    4:30 PM – Birds of Passage
    2018, Colombia, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, 125 min, Not Rated, Wayuu, Spanish, English with English Subtitles
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    7:00 PM – Woman at War
    2018, Iceland, France, and Ukraine, 100 min, Not Rated, Icelandic, Spanish, English, Ukrainian with English Subtitles
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    TUCKER THEATRE

    Enjoy free admission to all Tucker Theater programs as presented by the Triangle Arts & Culture League. No tickets are required for any of these screenings, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    FRIDAY, FEB 1

    3:30 PM – We Are Not Done Yet
    2018, USA, 40 min, TV-14, English
    With filmmakers Amelia Bane ‘12, Ted Hogeman ‘09, and Christopher Mariles ‘12
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    8:00 PM – !Women Art Revolution
    2010, USA, 83 min, Not Rated, English
    Presented by 100 Years of Women and the Muscarelle Museum of Art
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    SATURDAY, FEB 2

    11:00 AM – They Live in Guinea
    1996, USA, 51 min, Not Rated, English
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    12:30 PM – W&M Documentary Shorts
    Period. End of Sentence.
    2018, USA, 25 min, Not Rated, Hindi with English Subtitles
    Presented by the W&M Global Research Institute

    The Conqueror
    2018, USA, 12 min, Not Rated, English
    With Executive Producer Bradford Downs ‘13

    The Great Northern Turtle
    2018, USA, 18 min, Not Rated, English
    With Director Zach Keifer ‘07
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    2:30 PM – Finding Cajun
    2018, USA, 51 min, Not Rated, French and English with English Subtitles
    With Director, Producer, and Narrator Professor Nathan Rabalais
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    4:30 PM – Young and Innocent
    With Writer/Director Jesse Robinson ‘05
    2018, USA, 83 min, Not Rated, English
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    9:00 PM – 24 Speed – Alumni Screening
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    SUNDAY, FEB 3

    12:30 PM – W&M Shorts

    in her name
    2018, 18 min
    With Writer/Director/Producer Ashley Orgain ‘21, Production Manager/Assistant Director/Producer/Editor Grace Holloway ‘21, Producer Callie Gardella ‘21, and Actress Alivia Long ‘14

    Hope is the Thing with Feathers
    Directed and Edited by Professor Tanya Stadelmann
    2016, 7 min

    Always Creating: A Filmmaker’s Perspective
    Written and Directed by Sydney MaHan ‘16
    2018, 5 min

    Drip
    2018, 3 min
    With Director/Editor Ted Hogeman ‘09

    Parkway
    2018, 12 min
    With Writer/Director Ryan Vaughan ‘14
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    RECEPTIONS

    It’s time to eat, drink, and mingle with your fellow festival attendees and special guests!
    Head to this page for more details on all festival receptions.

    THURSDAY, JAN 31

    3:00 PM – WMCI Reception
    3:30 PM – Chinese live performance including music and a martial arts demonstration
    Hosted by the W&M Confucius Institute
    Kimball Theatre, prior to the screening of The Island 
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    10:30 PM – Thursday Night Social
    Hosted by the DoG Street Pub
    Immediately following the screening of Burning
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    SATURDAY, FEB 2

    6:30 PM – Saturday Night Reception
    Sponsored by W&M Film & Media Studies
    Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary Street
    Tickets Required
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    SUNDAY, FEB 3

    11:00 AM – Meet & Greet Brunch
    Hosted by the Triangle, 601 Prince George Street
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