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Foreign Film Festival

Hunt for the Wilderpeople, is a hilarious film from New Zealand that was released this summer (2016). It is based on a book of the same name by Barry Crump. Written and directed by New Zealand native, Taika Waititi, this film tells the story of a young boy who is a foster child of a Continue Reading …

Global Conservation

All over the world countries face severe problems caused by illegal poaching. These poachers threaten the lives of many endangered animals, sabotaging the biodiversity of our ecosystems. In particular, the rhinos are sought after due to the growing demand for their horns, which can be used for medical purposes. Last year, the death toll rose Continue Reading …


Escargot (Snail) a French hopscotch game Like its counterpart (hopscotch), this game involves young children hopping on one foot from space to space. It’s affectionately named escargot (snail) due to the resemblance of its spiral shape to a snail shell. There are different versions of the game. One involves starting on the outside of the shell (see Continue Reading …

Foreign Film Festival

  This classic German horror film Nosferatu the Vampyre was released in 1979. It was originally titled Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht. It’s a fascinating take on haunting tale of Count Dracula. Directed by Werner Herzog, this famous film is a must see for any horror movie lover. This film is rated PG for mild violence and gore. Tweet