LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Lock Haven University’s Institute for International Studies will present the British-French film “The Queen” as the next film in the international film series. The film will be shown on Thursday, February 17 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the Hamblin Hall of Flags located in Robinson Hall on the campus of Lock Haven University. This film is rated PG-13 and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served after the film. Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
“The Queen” (2006) depicts the events following the death of Diana Princess of Wales in 1997. Against a backdrop of a public mourning the death of “the People’s Princess,” the film looks at the relationships between the Queen and her family, the newly popular Prime Minister (Tony Blair) and the British people.
Helen Mirren won an Oscar in 2007 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role and the film received six other Oscar nominations as well as Bafta Awards for best film and best leading actress.
For more information contact the Institute for International Studies at 570-484-2140.