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Archive for August, 2011

[ICP] Coffee and Tea…and games and more! – September 13th – All students welcome to attend!

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Please join the SFU Intercultural Community Program on September 13th at our Coffee and Tea Event. All students are welcome to attend this event!

To Register: please fill out the websurvey HERE

World Films Program – Before Tomorrow – Friday, September 16th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Before Tomorrow, a 2008 film about two isolated families who meet for a summertime celebration. Food is abundant and the future seems bright, but Ningiuq, a wise old woman, sees her world as fragile and moves through it with a pervasive sense of dread.  This movie is not rated, but contains brief language. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

  

Date: Friday, September 16th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

Click here to RSVP to this event!

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – Slumdog Millionaire – Friday, September 30th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Slumdog Millionaire, a 2008 film about a Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”  This movie is rated R for some violence, disturbing images and language. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, September 30th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

RSVP to this event

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – Gran Torino – Friday, October 7th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Gran Torino, a 2008 film about a disgruntled Korean War vet who sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possession: His 1972 Gran Torino.  This movie is rated R for language throughout, and some violence. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, October 7th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – Still Life – Friday, October 14th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Still Life, a 2006 film about citizens who return to a flooded town to salvage what they can, and say good-bye to things they lost.  This movie is not rated, but contains brief language. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, October 14th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – The Namesake – Friday, October 21st

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present The Namesake, a 2006 film about American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, who wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family’s unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.  This movie is rated PG-13 for sexuality/nudity, a scene of drug use, some disturbing images and brief. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

Date: Friday, October 21st, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

RSVP to this event

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – 3 Needles – Friday, October 28th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present 3 Needles (2005), a three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis.  This movie is not rated, but contains brief language and sexual imagery. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, October 28th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

RSVP to this event

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – Paradise Now – Friday, November 4th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Paradise Now, a 2005 film about two childhood friends who are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. This movie is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, November 4th
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

World Films Program – Volver – Friday, November 18th

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The SFU International World Films program is pleased to present Volver, a 2006 film about a woman returning to her hometown following the death of her mother. This film is rated R for some sexual content and language. For more information about the film, check out IMDB.

 

Date: Friday, November 18th, 2011
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM
Location: AQ 2013 (Next to the James Douglas Safe Study Area)

Have questions about the World Films Program? Check out the World Films Program on Facebook or email us at intl_programs@sfu.ca.

International Student Advising cancelled on Friday September 2nd

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Please be advised that advising will be cancelled on Friday, September 2nd due to an International Student Orientation. Advising services resume as usual on Tuesday, September 6th.

Detailed answers to frequently asked questions can be found online at: www.sfu.ca/international-answers

For urgent cases, please call 778.782.4232. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Advising at Burnaby Campus: Monday to Friday, 1:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Maggie Benston Centre (MBC) 1200