Foreign Film Club
The purpose of the Foreign Film
Club is to provide a setting for students to view highly praised, influential,
and/or rare cinema from an origin outside of the United States.
This is done
through both screening of the films and meeting to discuss the films in an
is the belief of the Founder, Christopher L. Piper that:
films are capable of providing just as beneficial attributes as domestic film.
viewing foreign films, students increase their exposure to the richness and
diversity of culture.
by viewing these films, students have an improved opportunity to correlate
themes found in their academic courses.
An additional purpose of the Foreign Film Club is to help
supplement the topics and themes taught in courses around Shippensburg
careful and considerate cooperation between the club and faculty:
may be able to offer extra credit assignments to their students based on
attendance (and/or discussion) of certain topic-related films.
may be exposed to new foreign concepts that they can use in future academic
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