University of Hawaii at Hilo’s University Classroom Building

University of Hawaii at Hilo’s University Classroom Building

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo continues its Global Lens international film series this spring. The Global Lens film series is a critically acclaimed showcase of award-winning, independent narrative features from around the world, intended to promote intercultural understanding through the medium of cinema and to expose audiences to new voices from relatively unfamiliar parts of the world.

All films begin at 7 p.m. in the University Classroom Building (UCB) Room 127. There is no admission charge.


  • Masquerades, February 25—Algeria’s official submission to the 2009 Academy Awards, this heartfelt comedy is in Arabic with English subtitles.
  • I Am From Titov Veles, March 18—This Academy Award nominee blends realism with performances to create a vivid landscape of life and longing in post-communist Macedonia.
  • Belvedere, April 15—Bosnia and Herzegovina’s official submission to the 2012 Academy Awards is a portrait of war’s troubled aftermath and paints an uncommon image of patience, faith, love and forgiveness.

Global Lens is sponsored by the UH Hilo International Student Services and Intercultural Education Program.

A UH Hilo news release

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