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A Team of Their Own - Exclusive Rockford Movie Premier

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
This is a documentary film honoring the achievements of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League 1934-1954 by Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. As you enter the premier on the Red Carpet you will get to have your picture taken with today's Rockford Peaches dressed in historic uniforms. There will be time following the 53 minute show to ask questions of the film's director. You can tour the museum and see the exhibit featuring the Peaches and view recently restored original footage of the Peaches playing ball. Tickets are$10 for the general public and $8 for museum members and are for either showing with popcorn and soft drinks available for purchase, as well as Peaches merchandise.

On-line at midwayvillage.com after August 3 for tickets or at the Museum Store. Available also at the door. 815 397-9112


RVC Foreign Language Film Appreciation Series: Soy andina

Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
The Rock Valley College Modern Languages Department invites you to join us for the film series to be presented for the fall 2015 semester. These films have been carefully selected by our faculty for their cultural, political, and social content. Modern Languages faculty will lead an open discussion (in English) following each film screening.

Soy andina (in Spanish with English subtitles)

An award-winning documentary about Peru, dance and search for identity. It follows two New York women who journey to their Andean birthplaces in Peru to reconnect with their roots and dance. Film offered in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Cristina Szterensus, 815-921-3337


RVC Foreign Language Film Appreciation Series: East Side Sushi

Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
The Rock Valley College Modern Languages Department invites you to join us for the film series to be presented for the fall 2015 semester. These films have been carefully selected by our faculty for their cultural, political, and social content. Modern Languages faculty will lead an open discussion (in English) following each film screening.

East Side Sushi (in Spanish/English/Japanese with English subtitles)

Juana, a working-class Latina single mother in California, strives to become a sushi chef. But the fact that she is the "wrong" race and gender makes this journey very difficult. Film offered in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage month celebration.

Cristina Szterensus, 815-921-3337


RVC Foreign Language Film Appreciation Sophie Scholl

Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
The Rock Valley College Modern Languages Department invites you to join us for the film series to be presented for the fall 2015 semester. These films have been carefully selected by our faculty for their cultural, political, and social content. Modern Languages faculty will lead an open discussion (in English) following each film screening.

Sophie Scholl (in German with English subtitles)

Long-buried historical records reconstruct the last six days in the life of renowned German anti-Nazi activist Sophie Scholl. In 1943, Adolf Hitler's devastating march across Europe has resulted in the formation of the White Rose, an underground resistance movement dedicated to the fall of the Third Reich. Sophie Scholl, one of the only female members in the White Rose movement, is arrested by the Gestapo but she maintains her ground by calling for freedom and personal responsibility and never once backing down even in the face of inescapable death.

Cristina Szterensus, 815-921-3337