October 31, 2014 – IAS’s Master of Arts in Cultural Studies will host the award-winning filmmaker Vera Bruner-Sung for a screening of her film Bella Vista on November 6, 5:45 PM, UW1-051. Bella Vista is a meditation on displacement and adaptation in the contemporary American West, following the lives of international students in Missoula, Montana.  This event is being coordinated on campus by IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner. A Q&A session with the director following the screening will be led by members of the MACS first-year cohort.  The event is open to the public.