Film Series: The Great War on Film


Each semester, the Nanovic Institute creates a thematic film series focused on European cinema. Each screening in the series will have a twenty-minute introductory presentation by a filmmaker or scholar. All films are shown in the THX-certified Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on campus.

Tickets for all films are $7 general admission, $6 faculty/staff, $5 senior citizens, and $4 all students. To purchase tickets, contact the box office at 574-631-2800 or visit A limited number of FREE tickets are available at the Nanovic Institute for Nanovic fellows and minors in the European studies program. Occasionally we have a few extra tickets to spare, so stop by and ask!

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Paths of Glory (1957) – Thursday, September 18 at 7pm

Paths of Glory

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Introduction by TBA
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A Farewell to Arms (1932) – Thursday, October 2 at 7pm

A Farewell to Arms

Directed by Frank Borzage
Introduced by TBA
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The Great War (La grande guerra) (1959) – Thursday, October 30 at 7pm

La Grande Gurerra - The Great War

Directed by Mario Monicelli
Introduced by TBA

A Very Long Engagement (2004) – Thursday, November 20 at 7pm

A Very Long Engagement

Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Introduced by TBA
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Joyeux Noël (2005) – Friday, December 5 at 6:30 pm

Joyeux Noel

Directed by Christian Carion
Introduced by TBA
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Past Film Series