International Lens

International Lens, a film series with a global perspective, uses film screenings as a forum to promote conversation among Vanderbilt-€™s diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. International Lens strives to transcend geographic, ethnic, religious, linguistic, and political boundaries by facilitating conversation and greater cross-cultural understanding through cinema. The series is a partnership among the Office of the Dean of students and academic departments, centers, and programs.

Admission is FREE.

All films are open to the public. All films in Sarrett Cinema at 7:30 p.m, unless otherwise noted.

For parking maps and additional information visit or call 322-6400

Wednesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Sarratt Cinema 

A murder mystery turned on its head -€“ where the mystery-€™s not the culprit, but the motive. Inside a non-descript apartment, a man and woman discuss the inconsistencies in  Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping in the next room. Behind a line of abandoned trailers on the outskirts of Bucharest, the same man then waits for something or someone to arrive. Today he will carry out a plan that will bring order to his world.

Romanian with English subtitles. Unrated. 181 mins.

5 Centimeters Per Second
Thursday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Sarratt Cinema

This animated drama tells the tale of two friends separated by chance and reunited by determination. Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a man through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love. 

Japanese with English subtitles. PG-13. 63 mins. DVD.