Final Showing for International Children's Films

Southern Illinois University



Final Showing for International Children's Films

August 05, 2013

The final screening of this Summer Film Series will take place this Wednesday, August 7 at the Bryan-Bennett Public Library in Salem, Ill.
Films to be featured are aimed at children 11+, but younger children are welcome. Films will include Picture This from the South African Broadcasting Corporation; The Story of a Letter from China Central Television; and My Dream Bike from TRT, Istanbul, Turkey (see attached photo from TRT).
SIU Carbondale graduate student Iclal “Alev” Degim of Turkey will meet and interact with children and parents at the screening, courtesy of the SIU Center for International Education. Special book titles representing countries featured in the films also will be available to families.
The films are being shown as part of the summer library reading program, “Have Book, Will Travel”. The SIU College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, WSIU Public Broadcasting, the SIU Global Media Research Center, and the SIU Center for International Education are presenting the films in conjunction with regional libraries.
For more information, visit the Have Book, Will Travel page.