French, Francophone Film Festival Begins Thursday, March 3

March 1, 2016 at 9:01 am

The 3rd annual French and Francophone Film Festival will be held at USC Upstate as part of Upstate International Month.

The festival will feature films French and francophone films from through the world from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17 and 31, in the Tukey Theater. The screenings are FREE and are open to the public.

The theme  for 2016 is Global Terrorism.

Films included:

  • March 3 — “Policing International Terrorism” — lecture to follow by Dr. Mathieu Deflem, professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina.
  • March 17 — “The Battle of Algiers After 50 Years: Terrorism, Colonialism and Algeria in the Classroom,” — Panel discussion with Dr. Liz Zack, professor of Sociology; Dr. Celena Kusch, professor of English and Women’s Studies; Dr. David Damrel, professor of Religious Studies; and Jav Rivera, a multimedia artist.
  • March 31 — “Intimate Enemies”

This film series is possible through the USC Upstate Foundation’s Faculty Innovation Grants and is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs.

For more information, contact Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche at or Dr. Samantha Hauptman at