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Europe Through the Lens: a Festival of Contemporary European Films: Home

A series of films shown as part of the A & S Year of Europe.

General Information

University Libraries is partnering with the College of Arts and Sciences to present a series of contemporary movies from European film makers.  Each movie will be shown in the UK Athletics Auditorium in the William T. Young Library and will be hosted by an expert on the issue presented.  All showings begin at 6 p.m.

Year of Europe

More European Films

University of Kentucky Libraries has an extensive video collection located in Audio Visual Services in the Hub.  The collection includes documentaries as well as award winning films from around the world.  You can find these films by title, language, country or director through InfoKat Discovery. Videos can be checked out for 7 days with a UK id or library card. You can also find additional information on films by by using the Film Resources guide.

Film Schedule


Screening date Film  Director
September 10  The Class Laurent Cantent
September 24 The City Below Christoph Hochhausler
October 8 An Unforgettable Summer Lucian Pintilie
October 21 Pretty Village Dave Evans
November 12 Once John Carney
January 14 A Touch of Spice Tassos Boultemis
January 28 Soul Kitchen Fatih Akin
February 11 Biutiful Alejandro Gonzalez
March 3 In this World Michael Winterbottom
March 24 Dirty Pretty Things Stephen Frears
March 31 What if... Christopher Papakaliatis
April 7 Le Havre Aki Kaurismaki


Library Discovery Systems Coordinator