Featured Event

Fall 2021 Hispanic Film Festival

Poetics of Empowerment
October 5 - November 9, 2021

Join us for the 2021 Hispanic Film Festival, showcasing five international award-winning films. All films are in the original language with English subtitles. Free to OWU students with ID.

This festival has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA), in partnership with the Strand Theatre.

Co-sponsors: OWU’s Department of World Languages and Cultures, Film Studies Program, and Honors Program.

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Other Events

Spanish Film Series

The Agitated Gaze
An Approach to Chus Gutiérrez’s Cinema
March 1-19, 2021
Offering 19 days of free streaming access to five films by acclaimed Spanish director Chus Gutiérrez.

The Spanish Film Series is a collaborative initiative between Ohio Wesleyan’s Department of World Languages & Cultures and the online film platform Mujeres de Cine, with the support of the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports.

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2020 Hispanic Film Festival

September 24 - October 23, 2020
Annual event that showcases five movies from Spain and Latin America.

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New York Arts Program (NYAP) Interest Meeting

February 14, 2020 in Merrick Hall
Meet with JP Olsen ’87, director of original programming at HBO.

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2019 Hispanic Film Festival

October 3 - November 12, 2019
Annual event that showcases five movies from Spain and Latin America.

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Asian Horror Film Festival

February 25 - March 6, 2019
Selected works from the Asian Horror film genre.

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OWU Documentary Film Festival

February 22, 2019
Annual event that showcases the documentaries of OWU student-filmmakers.

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2018 Hispanic Film Festival

September 11 - November 1, 2018
Annual event that showcases five movies from Spain and Latin America.

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Tournées French Film Festival

March 2-30, 2018
This film series seeks to better acquaint movie-goers with the diversity of French culture and filmmaking creativity.

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International Queer Film Festival

February 1 - April 4, 2017
Selected works that showcased acclaimed cinema from around the globe and created an opportunity to discuss LGBTQ issues.

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Ohio Film Festivals

There are a large number of film festivals in Ohio, celebrating everything from specific film genres to the general art of storytelling.

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Program Contact Info


Ohio Wesleyan University
61 S. Sandusky St.
Delaware, OH 43015

Social Media

Instagram @owu_film

Program Director

Eva Paris-Huesca
Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Film Studies Program
University Hall 212B
P   740-368-3685
E   eeparish@owu.edu