Global Oscars series to present 'Loveless' on Dec. 4 at Penn State Berks

Global Oscars presents Loveless
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READING, Pa. — This fall, as part of the Global Studies degree program’s "Global Oscars Comes to Berks," Penn State Berks will present its fourth and final film, “Loveless,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Room 5 of the Luerssen Building. The film is free and open to the public.

“Loveless” is 2017 Russian tragedy film, and it was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Zhenya and Boris are in a loveless relationship, and they are impatient to get through their divorce and embark on their new lives, each with a new partner. Their divorce is filled with resentment and frustrations, and it even leads to the couple threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son, Alexey. During one of their arguments, Alexey disappears. The disappearance of their son temporarily draws Zhenya and Boris back together as they attempt to find him

For more information about the Global Oscars Series, contact Kirk Shaffer, associate professor of Latin American studies, at 610-396-6258, or via email at [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.