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Whether a fundraiser, artist’s reception, special exhibit or meeting, we have a flurry of activities year round.  Please peruse the website for more information on what’s happening today and keep coming back for our latest additions to the events calendar!

The schedules for our 4th Saturday free movies or pot-luck dinner programs are available here.  Movies are in odd-number months (January, ..) and dinners are in even-number months (February, …)

Movie Night at the Museum o International Cultures

  • Jan. 26—film  “I am MLK” Documentary film + scenes from “Selma”  A meaningful, fresh look at Martin Luther King Jr’s life and impact. Inspiring, socially relevant, meaningful.
  • March 23—film  “The Judge”    (Palestine)  Documentary film about the first female Shari’a law judge in the Middle East. Dramatic and significant.
  • May 27—film  “The Intouchables” (France ) and “The Upside” (US)  A buddy comedy-drama about a wealthy quadriplegic and the man who becomes his caregiver. Humorous, meaningful, inspiring.
  • July 27—film “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time”   (USA)    A documentary feature film on one of the world’s largest street art and human rights campaigns, which raises awareness of education discrimination by Iran’s government against Baha’is and relates it to other forms of oppression such as racism.
  • Sept. 27 — film  “On the Basis of Sex”  (US)  Based on the true life story of Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her husband, who challenged the court system of this country to change laws based on gender discrimination.  Exciting and moving.
  • Nov. 24— film  “The Breadwinner” +  Scenes from “The Prophet”  Animation Afghanistan is under the control of the Taliban. When her father is captured, a determined young girl disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Cultural Dinner Nights at the Museum of International Cultures.

  • Feb. 23—Brazil!
    In the spirit of Carnival, come to celebrate this
    distinctive culture! Bring and wear something
    festive! Dance and music will be included.
  • April 27—Israel
    Celebrate the culture(s) of Israel and how it
    offers a spiritual center for so many. Live music
    and dance will be featured.
  • June 22—France
    Who can resist participating in a taste of
    French cuisine and culture? Share your joie du
    vivre with us as we “travel” to Paris and
    beyond!
  • Aug. 24—Eastern Europe
    How are we going to celebrate the cultures of Russia, the
    Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Moldova,
    Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Slovakia,
    Bulgaria, Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania,
    Kosovo, Macedonia Bosnia and Herzegovina,? Come and
    find out! Music and dance will be included!
  • Oct. 26—The Philippines
    We will experience cultural richness as we celebrate
    this unique land and people! Surprises ahead!
  • Dec. 14—Cameroon
    This dinner will be on the second Saturday
    instead of the fourth. Expect joy and
    excitement! Bring drums! Come to dance!

Date/Time Event
Saturday, November 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Film "The Breadwinner"
Museum of International Cultures, Duncanville TX
Saturday, December 14, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Potluck dinner program - theme
Museum of International Cultures, Duncanville TX

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