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The Vancouver Polish Film Festival came to SFU Woodward’s over the weekend of Oct. 17-19. The festival featured screenings of 12 different noteworthy Polish films.

The three-day event showed films of various genres, including documentaries, dramas, thrillers, and comedies.

Harbour Centre

This month’s Lunch Poems brought poets Tim Bowling and Donato Mancini to SFU’s Harbour Centre campus last Wednesday, Oct. 15.

The event occurs at noon on the third Wednesday of each month and includes readings from the featured writers. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and enjoy a “unique vibrant exchange of poetic ideas.”



SFU’s World Literature Program presented An Evening with Anosh Irani in the Westminster Savings Theatre last Thursday evening. Irani, a novelist and playwright, spoke to the role of literature in addressing social issues such as terrorism.

In his talk, “The Discomfort Zone: Why Literature Should Unsettle Us,” he discussed how literature helps us to understand absurd social phenomena, as well as the inspiration for his own works.