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Renaissance Academy Hosts Summer Foreign Film Discussion Series

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University announces a summer Foreign Film Discussion Series presenting five award-winning foreign films. The series includes an introduction of each of the films before the viewing and an opportunity for discussion afterwards.

The films will be shown Sundays June 6, 13, 27, July 11, 25 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at FGCU's Naples Center located at 1010 Fifth Avenue South in Naples. Suggested donation for each film is $5.

The first film on Sunday, June 6 is "The Sweet Hereafter" (Canada, 1997, NR). A small community is torn apart by a tragic accident. This film analyses grief and the aftermath of tragedy with honesty and precision.

The Renaissance Academy is the University's and region's premier adult lifelong learning program providing single lectures, short courses, day trips, film series, computer classes, life enrichment, and travel abroad. Visit to browse the summer course descriptions and register safely and securely online using a credit card. For more information or a free flyer of course offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

Media representatives should contact the FGCU director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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