Explore International Education Week at MCC-Maple Woods

Leave the relative safety of Kansas City this week and travel across the world to see how others are living, working, surviving in China, Israel and Mexico. All films are free and open to the public, with a discussion to follow.

Monday: “The Dialogue”
Follow four American and four Chinese university students as they travel together through Hong Kong and southeastern China.

Tuesday: “Last Train Home”
See the story of the Zhangs, who left their infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping the wages would give their children a better life.

Wednesday: “9 Star Hotel”
See life through the eyes of Palestinians working illegally as construction laborers in Israel.

Thursday: “Reportero”
Follow the lives of reporters who defy corrupt officials and far-reaching drug cartels to report the news.