Diversity & Inclusion Film Festival
Tuesday, Mar. 20 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
One event on Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 at 5:00pm
One event on Friday, Mar. 23, 2018 at 5:00pm
One event on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 at 5:00pm
One event on Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 at 5:00pm
Join us in celebrating diverse voices on our campus as students from all walks of life come to together to tell and listen to stories.
The Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival (DIFF) is a one-of-its-kind event, weaving stories from various places around the world, right here at Queen’s.
Starting from a film presented by Four Directions, DIFF will take a journey through various countries and cultures, with facilitated discussions from local and international students.
Tue. March 20 – Kick-Off, with introductions from QUIC, Four Directions and SGPS
- Film: Bran Nue Dae – A 2009 Australian musical comedy-drama film directed by Rachel Perkins and written by Perkins and Reg Cribb that tells the story of the coming of age of an Aboriginal Australian teenager on a road trip in the late 1960s.
Wed. March 21
- Film: Queen of Katwe – depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe. She learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her victories at World Chess Olympiads
Fri. March 23
- Film: About Elly – a 2009 Iranian drama film directed by Asghar Farhadi. The film is about the relationships between some middle class families in Iran.
Tue. March 27
- Film: Confucius – a 2010 Chinese biographical drama film written and directed by Hu Mei, starring Chow Yun-fat as the titular Chinese philosopher. Confucius.
Wed. March 28 – Capstone event – Cultural displays from around the world with World Cultures Jeopardy.
- Film: Cairo Drive – a 2014 Egyptian documentary film by Sherief Elkatsha. The film explores Cairo’s chaotic traffic and illustrates the ways in which individuals navigate its hectic roads, unspoken rules, and 14 million vehicles. The film was shot over three years, from 2009 to 2012, and depicts scenes from before, during, and after the 2011 revolution.