Appalachian State University: An Appalachian Summer Festival: Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St., Boone, NC, United States

This year’s series will focus on three award-winning international films that explore the many paths to happiness, whether through love, the pleasure of the senses, or the simplicity of daily tasks. Fallen Leaves Set in modern-day Helsinki, this charming, bittersweet film tells the story of two lonely souls whose chance meeting at a local karaoke bar is beset by numerous hurdles. In Finnish with English subtitles The Taste of Things Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of a chef living with his personal cook and lover. In French with English subtitles Perfect Days Set in contemporary Tokyo, a toilet cleaner reflects on finding beauty in the world through unexpected encounters with music, books and photography. In Japanese with English subtitles

$10

UNC Pembroke: Lumbee Film Festival

UNC Pembroke 1 University Dr., Pembroke, NC, United States

The Lumbee Film Festival showcases bold, original new films made by Indigenous filmmakers, especially Lumbees living in North Carolina and across the United States. This year will feature films made by filmmakers from over 17 tribes. The Festival is a partnership between the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the Cucalorus Film Foundation. Schedule Friday, July 5 – Film Premieres 7:30 p.m.: Premiere of Lumbeeland by Montana Cypress and Malinda Maynor Lowery with Lumbee Jones by Efrain Colón Saturday, July 6 3 p.m.: Learning from the Land: Shorts Virus Ma’s House Tentsítewahkwe A Rainbow to Turtle Island Tahnaanooku' Gath & K’iyh: Listen to Heal Our Maternal Home 5 p.m.: The Body is our Home: Sports Films Know To Run: Yatika Run To Be Visible The Electric Indian 7 p.m.: Water is Life, Water is Home: Shorts ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) Dream Water, Star Medicine Hebron Relocation When Water Speaks The River and Us Istén:’a

UNC Pembroke: Lumbee Film Festival

UNC Pembroke 1 University Dr., Pembroke, NC, United States

The Lumbee Film Festival showcases bold, original new films made by Indigenous filmmakers, especially Lumbees living in North Carolina and across the United States. This year will feature films made by filmmakers from over 17 tribes. The Festival is a partnership between the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the Cucalorus Film Foundation. Schedule Friday, July 5 – Film Premieres 7:30 p.m.: Premiere of Lumbeeland by Montana Cypress and Malinda Maynor Lowery with Lumbee Jones by Efrain Colón Saturday, July 6 3 p.m.: Learning from the Land: Shorts Virus Ma’s House Tentsítewahkwe A Rainbow to Turtle Island Tahnaanooku' Gath & K’iyh: Listen to Heal Our Maternal Home 5 p.m.: The Body is our Home: Sports Films Know To Run: Yatika Run To Be Visible The Electric Indian 7 p.m.: Water is Life, Water is Home: Shorts ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) Dream Water, Star Medicine Hebron Relocation When Water Speaks The River and Us Istén:’a

Appalachian State University: An Appalachian Summer Festival: Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St., Boone, NC, United States

This year’s series will focus on three award-winning international films that explore the many paths to happiness, whether through love, the pleasure of the senses, or the simplicity of daily tasks. Fallen Leaves Set in modern-day Helsinki, this charming, bittersweet film tells the story of two lonely souls whose chance meeting at a local karaoke bar is beset by numerous hurdles. In Finnish with English subtitles The Taste of Things Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of a chef living with his personal cook and lover. In French with English subtitles Perfect Days Set in contemporary Tokyo, a toilet cleaner reflects on finding beauty in the world through unexpected encounters with music, books and photography. In Japanese with English subtitles

$10

Appalachian State University: An Appalachian Summer Festival: Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St., Boone, NC, United States

This year’s series will focus on three award-winning international films that explore the many paths to happiness, whether through love, the pleasure of the senses, or the simplicity of daily tasks. Fallen Leaves Set in modern-day Helsinki, this charming, bittersweet film tells the story of two lonely souls whose chance meeting at a local karaoke bar is beset by numerous hurdles. In Finnish with English subtitles The Taste of Things Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of a chef living with his personal cook and lover. In French with English subtitles Perfect Days Set in contemporary Tokyo, a toilet cleaner reflects on finding beauty in the world through unexpected encounters with music, books and photography. In Japanese with English subtitles

$10