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Gateway features film festival, fashion show for international education week celebration

Gateway Technical College will hold a foreign film festival and a series of public events on all of its campuses Nov. 12 to Nov. 16 to celebrate international education week.

The films featured in the series include "Bride and Prejudice" while the public events will include an international style show and market.
Gateway is committed to provide international education to students as a means to gain global marketplace knowledge and skills which make them more marketable to employers upon graduation.

Most events and movies are free and open to the public. Events include:

  • International photo contest, held the entire week. Photos entered in the contest will be displayed and viewers can cast a vote for their favorite. Photos will be displayed on all of Gateway's main campuses: Kenosha Campus, 3520-30th Ave.; Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H; Racine Campus, 1001 S. Main St.; Burlington Center, 496 McCanna Parkway.
  • International fashion show, starting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, in the Madrigrano Auditorium of the Conference Center on Gateway's Kenosha Campus, 3520-30th Ave. Cost is $2, with half of proceeds going to the winner of the show, and the other half to study abroad programs. Show participants are open to Gateway and area high school students; the deadline to enter is Nov. 5. Go to for more information. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.
  • International marketplace, featuring vendors selling fair trade goods; fund-raising efforts by students to help pay for study abroad programs; and information on Gateway international programs. The marketplace will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student commons area of each campus. Held Nov. 12 on the Kenosha Campus; Nov. 13 on the Racine Campus; Nov. 14 on the Elkhorn Campus.

The foreign film festival lineup is as follows:

  • "Cinema Paradiso" (Italy), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 12, at the Pike Creek Horticulture Center on the Kenosha Campus.
  • "Bride and Prejudice" (India), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 13, the Great Lakes Room of the Conference Center on the Racine Campus.
  • "Mostly Martha" (Germany), 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 14, Room 112 in the North Building of the Elkhorn Campus.

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