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Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA)

ALFA is a Lifelong Learning Institute that offers non-credit daytime courses and special activities designed and implemented by the members of the ALFA in coordination with the professional staff at Fitchburg State. Learn more on the About Us page.

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Annual Film and Discussion Day
Both Sides Now: Issues of Identity
Presenters: Dr. Eric Budd and Dr. Joe Moser
Thursday, January 9, 2020  (Snow Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020)
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hammond Hall – Room G01

This year, Dr. Eric Budd amd Dr. Joe Moser will facilitate the discussion for the two films. These films include The Other Son, a 2012 French film about the complex repercussions faced by two families -- one Israeli, one Palestinian -- after learning that their sons (Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi) were accidentally switched at birth.; and Stolen Summer, a 2002 film chronicling the friendship of Pete O'Malley (Adi Stein) and Danny Jacobsen (Michael Weinberg). Third Grader, Pete, decides to embark on a divine mission to do good in his Chicago community and prove his worthiness for entry to heaven.

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As always, this event is FREE and open to the public.

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