For the final installment of the 2021 "Global Oscars Comes to Berks" series, Penn State Berks will present the film "Another Round" at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, in room 5 of the Luerssen Building. The presentation is free and open to the public.
“Another Round” is a 2020 black comedy-drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg. In the film, four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 12, 2020, and was released in Denmark on Sept. 24, 2020, by Nordisk Film. At the 93rd Academy Awards, the film won for "Best International Feature Film" and was also nominated for "Best Director." It also won BAFTA Award for "Best Film Not in the English Language" and European Film Award for "Best Film," and it was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for "Best Foreign Language Film."
The Global Oscars Series is presented by the Penn State Berks global studies baccalaureate degree program and the division of humanities, arts and social sciences. For more information, contact Kirk Shaffer, professor of Latin American studies, at 610-396-6258 or [email protected].
About the Penn State Berks Global Studies degree program
The bachelor of arts in global studies program offered by Penn State Berks is designed for students who are interested in a liberal arts degree with a concentration in global studies. Students engage in active and collaborative classroom experiences in addition to intensive study abroad and internships. Graduates are well prepared for employment in a wide range of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, industries and businesses.