Wilkes University


Cultural Film Series Screens "School of Babel"

The Cultural Film Series will screen “School of Babel” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Stark 259

This documentary follows one class of student immigrants ranging from 11 to 15 years of age as they begin life in their new land, France.  Hailing from countries across the globe including Ireland, Brazil, China, Ukraine, Tunisia, Venezuela, Guinea and Libya, many of the students and their families are asylum seekers. "School of Babel" records their attempts to learn French, discuss homesickness, cope with familial responsibilities and try to develop a life in a new country.