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Canisius Hosts Fifth Annual Ibero-American Film Festival

Event Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

el-amparo-5-1200-600The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures is proud to sponsor the fifth annual Ibero-American Film Festival beginning Tuesday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the Canisius Language Resource Center, Old Main 314.  Each week throughout the month of October, a different film will be shown. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C., and the Spain-USA Foundation. Special thanks to the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.

October 3/El Emparo/Rober Calzadilla / Colombia, Venezuela / 2016 / 99 min
The festival is free and open to the public. For more information and a full schedule, contact me at or click here.

Submitted by: Margaret Stefanski, PhD, associate professor of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Men’s Soccer Meets Niagara on Red, White and Blue Day

Show off your spirit and support the Griffs

m-soccer-324The annual Battle of the Bridge men’s soccer battle takes place Wednesday, October 4 when your Golden Griffins host Niagara at 7:00 p.m. at the Demske Sports Complex. It’s Athletes for Athletes Night with all fans encouraged to show their USA spirit by wearing red, white and blue. In addition, the hockey team will be honored at halftime by receiving their Atlantic Hockey Conference championship watches.

Canisius was 6-2-1 heading into this past Saturday’s game at Fairfield.

For additional information, visit There is no admission charge for soccer

John Maddock, associate athletic director, external events