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2022 Festival Schedule

MAR24
Casablanca Beats (Haut et Fort) film poster
Casablanca Beats (Haut et Fort) Special Event
Time: March 24 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes a Q&A with director Nabil Ayouch moderated by Dr. Nevine Abraham, CMU Arabic Studies Professor & Opening Night Reception catered by Ali Baba Restaurant

MAR25
Trenches film poster
Trenches Special Event
Time: March 25 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes a panel discussion with Will Zavala, Pitt Film and Media Studies Professor and Director of Pittsburgh Documentary Salon, Dr. Adriana Helbig, Pitt Chair of the Department of Music, and Dr. Tetyana Shlikhar, Pitt Salvic Languages and Literatures Professor, moderated by Dr. Emanuela Grama, CMU History Professor and Director of Global Studies

MAR26
Leave No Traces film poster
Leave No Traces
Time: March 26 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes a Q&A with director Jan P. Matuszynski moderated by Dr. Agnieszka Jezyk, University of Toronto Slavic Languages and Literatures Professor

MAR26
Pebbles film poster
Pebbles
Time: March 26 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes a Q&A with director P.S. Vinothraj, co-moderated by Anjana Kankanala, Master’s student in Entertainment Industry, and Mashia Mazumder, President of CMU's Feminists Engaged in Multicultural Matters and Education

MAR27
The Devil’s Drivers film poster
The Devil’s Drivers Special Event
Time: March 27 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes a panel discussion with Dr. Daniel Silverman, CMU Institute for Politics and Strategy Professor, Ethan Pullman, CMU Senior Lecturer of Arabic and Librarian, and Dr. Mark Fichman, Chair of J Street Pittsburgh, moderated by Dr. Mohammed Bamyeh, Pitt Sociology Professor

MAR31
Luzzu film poster
Luzzu
Time: March 31 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes discussion with Jolanta Lion, CMU IFF Director and Pitt Slavic Languages & Literature instructor, and members of CMU IFF team.

APR01
Private Desert film poster
Private Desert
Time: April 01 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes discussion, joined by ReelQ: Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ Film Festival

APR02
Plaza Catedral film poster
Plaza Catedral
Time: April 02 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

April 02: Event includes a Q&A with director Abner Benaim moderated by Francisco Javier Bonilla, CMU History Doctoral Candidate & Food Reception catered by Cilantro & Ajo.

April 06: Event includes discussion moderated by Will Zavala, Pitt Film and Media Studies Professor and Director of Pittsburgh Documentary Salon, and Jose Muniain, Producer - Director at MakeMedia

APR02
Ripples of Life film poster
Ripples of Life
Time: April 02 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes discussion moderated by Dr. Kun Qian, Pitt East Asian Languages & Literatures Professor & Food Reception catered by Yue Bai Wei.

APR03
Whether the Weather is Fine film poster
Whether the Weather is Fine
Time: April 03 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Location: McConomy Auditorium

Event includes discussion moderated by Alexandra Hiniker, CMU Director of Sustainability Initiatives & Food Reception catered by KIIN Lao & Thai Eatery and performance by Viviana Antonio, independent musician.

APR06
Plaza Catedral film poster
Plaza Catedral
Time: April 06 2022 05:00 PM EDT
Location: Carlow University - Gailliot Center

April 02: Event includes a Q&A with director Abner Benaim moderated by Francisco Javier Bonilla, CMU History Doctoral Candidate & Food Reception catered by Cilantro & Ajo.

April 06: Event includes discussion moderated by Will Zavala, Pitt Film and Media Studies Professor and Director of Pittsburgh Documentary Salon, and Jose Muniain, Producer - Director at MakeMedia

APR07
Ascension film poster
Ascension
Time: April 07 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Location: Harris Theater

Event includes a Q&A with director Jessica Kingdon & Food Reception catered by Yue Bai Wei.

APR08
Ahed’s Knee film poster
Ahed’s Knee
Time: April 08 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Location: Harris Theater

Event includes discussion moderated by Ralph Vituccio, CMU Entertainment Technology Center, IDeATe, and English Professor and Anouar Rahmani, APF Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University and City of Asylum

APR09
Silent Land film poster
Silent Land Special Event
Time: April 09 2022 07:30 PM EDT
Location: Harris Theater

Event includes a Q&A with director Agnieszka Woszczynska moderated by Artur Zaborski, independent cultural journalist and contributor to Wirtualna Polska, Newsweek, Vogue, and Dzien Dobry TVN & Closing Night Reception