Spring 2021 Virtual World View Film Series Continues:
Cultures Coming Together
We are excited to announce that the Virtual World View Film Series, offered by Global and Cultural Affairs in Arts Missoula, will continue in 2021 with the spring theme “Cultures Coming Together.” March’s film is Dawnland, honoring Women’s History Month.
We have increased access to the series by selecting films that can be streamed for FREE via VIMEO or Kanopy. Kanopy is accessible with a Missoula Public Library card. Library cards can be requested online at The Missoula Public Library Website. With the temporary library card, go to the library’s Kanopy page: https://missoula.kanopy.com/ and enter that number. Set up an account with Kanopy, create your own password and search for the FREE movie. Enjoy!
This month’s film, Dawnland, is available through vimeo here by using the password: four.green.pear
Dawnland Film Discussion
Hosted by Missoula Public Library & Humanities Montana
The post-film discussion on Zoom is scheduled for Thursday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m. and will be hosted by the Missoula Public Library and Humanities Montana.
We believe that when people get together, great things happen, so please join us via Zoom. Community members and film enthusiasts need to register to receive the Zoom link, for the post-film discussion on Zoom on Thursday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m.
About the World View Film Series
In the fall of 2018, Global and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with The Roxy Theater inaugurated the World View Film Series, which screens four international movies (either foreign productions or with a focus on a country abroad) in the fall and four in the spring of each year. A five-person committee selects a seasonal focus and the corresponding films.
Udo Fluck hosts the evenings, every second Monday of the month, at 7 PM at The Roxy Theater, located at 718 S. Higgins Avenue. Local artist Courtney Blazon designs the official poster for each fall and spring season.
In 2020, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we pivoted and offered the World View Film Series as a virtual event, selecting and recommending films on streaming platforms. We will continue the film series in a virtual environment until it is safe to return to the Roxy Theater.
The film series provides a “Window to the World” for Missoula that is FREE and open to the public!
Past seasonal themes included:
Fall 2018 – Cultures in Motion (Films about dance in movies)
Spring 2019 – Cultures in Harmony (Films about music in movies)
Fall 2019 – Cultures on Display (Films about art in movies)
Fall 2020 – Cultures at the Table (Films about food in movies) Accompanying Cooking Demonstration: Channa Masala with Sarj Patel
Past series and individual film sponsors included: Lake Missoula Tea Company, US Bank, and Rideg Law. Individual films sponsored by SG Long Financial, International Rescue Committee, Soft Landing, Pink Grizzly, Montana World Trade Center, Jeanette Rankin Peace Center, and The Missoula Symphony and Chorale.
All Poster Art by Courtney Blazon.