A film and two presentations will be offered next week as part of the Spain Semester.
The International Film Festival will present “Spirit of the Beehive” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium.
Set after the end of the Spanish Civil War, a young girl enters deeply into nightmares and fantasies. The film is not rated.
Faculty members from the English Department will offer a program on modern Spanish literature at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in Phelps Theatre.
Beginning with the Generation of 1898, an especially creative period, it will also cover the 1920s and talented writers such as poet Federico Garcia Lorca, how writers were repressed during the civil war in the 1930s, and how democratic influence after Franco’s era influenced a new phase of literary work.
Heartland Opera Theatre will present “Carmen” by Georges Bizet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in Taylor Performing Arts Center.
Conducted by Zeffin Quinn Hollis, it will feature local singers and musicians as wells internationally known performers such as mezzo soprano Lisa Chavez, tenor Dustin Peterson, baritone Bernado Mermudez and soprano Lacy Sauter.
Tickets are $30 or $25 in advance; student tickets are $10. For more information, call 417-782-4953.