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FSU International Film Series to Present "The Truce"

Frostburg State University's 2000-2001 International Film Series continues with "The Truce " on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Lane Center room 201. The series is sponsored by Center Stage and the Lane Center & Campus Activities.

A biographical drama, "The Truce" depicts the nine-month journey of Jewish Italian chemist and writer Primo Levi to his home after being released from Auschwitz. His circuitous route, including Poland, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Austria and Germany, provides the setting for Levi's "rediscovery of life, hope and dignity, and the simultaneous awakening of a sense of moral outrage previously suppressed by the horror of his daily existence."

The New York Times describes actor John Turturro's portrayal of Levi as "the performance of his career."

This and future film series showings are free and open to the public. "The Truce" is presented in Italian with English subtitles, and has a running time of 116 minutes.

For information, contact the Lane Center Information Desk at 301-687-4411.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589