Ask the Philosopher at Fall Fest on Nov. 14

Dr. Eric Brandon, Philosophy Instructor in the Humanities Department, and Philosophy Club Vice President Lauren Matthews fielded questions and promoted philosophy courses and the philosophy club at this year’s CFCC Fall Fest.  The event was held in the cafeteria this year because of the weather.  Special thanks to Lauren Matthews for the wonderful posters and all of her other hard work in organizing the philosophy club participation in this event.

CFCC Faculty and Students Participate in the Out of Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention at Wrightsville Beach

Yuna Shin, CFCC German Instructor, was one of the organizers for the Out of Darkness Community Walk by the Wilmington Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on November 4 at Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Victoria Paige, CFCC Art Instructor and advisor to the CFCC Creative Arts Club, volunteered along with the CFCC Creative Arts Club students, who did face-painting for the event.  See the photos below:

Dr. Emilia Sorensen is the new International Center Coordinator at CFCC

Dr. Emilia Sorensen, a Philosophy Instructor in the Humanities Department, has been appointed the new coordinator of the International Center at CFCC.

Siegfried and Louise Goodman International Center


Kate Santhuff is Full-Time Communication Instructor and Faculty Advisor to Phi Theta Kappa

This fall Kate Santhuff returns to the Humanities Department in a full-time capacity as a Communication Instructor, and she is also the new faculty advisor to Phi Theta Kappa at CFCC.

Phi Theta Kappa at CFCC


Deutsch Macht Spaβ!

German is Fun!

Check out the new bulletin board promoting German language classes at CFCC.  Frau Shin’s students updated this board on the 3rd floor of the A building.

Kaffeeklatsch (German discussion group) at CFCC

This group of German speakers meets weekly at CFCC and is led by Frau Shin, CFCC’s German Instructor.  See the poster for details:

Free Showing of “The Mask You Live In,” Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm at CFCC

The CFCC Feminist Alliance is showing The Mask You Live In followed by a panel discussion this Thursday, March 1 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in U170 (Union Station Building).  The Humanities Department’s German Instructor, Yuna Shin, is the faculty advisor for the CFCC Feminist Alliance.

This movie explores American masculinity and its effects on both individuals and society.  The panelists are CFCC faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines.

Yuna Shin, German Instructor, Takes Part in Showing and Discussion Panel on “Hidden Figures” Feb. 21

Event Details:

Who: Nixon Minority Male Leaders Center

What: Movie & A Message


  • WednesdayFebruary 21st, 2018 – “Hidden Figures”

    • Leeanne Quattrucci – Panelist

    • Charrise Hart – Panelist

    • Jackie Olive – Panelist

    • Lori Harris – Panelist

    • Yuna Shin – Panelist

    • Judge  Robin Wicks Robinson – Panelist

    • Lynore Young – Panelist

Where: Union Station Building (502 n Front st) – Auditorium Room 170

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

New Student PRIDE Club meets Feb. 15, Ms. Ericka Myers is the Faculty Advisor

The CFCC PRIDE Club will hold its first meeting Feb. 15.  All are welcome.  Communication Instructor Ericka Myers is the club advisor.  See below for details:


Student LGBTQIA Pride Club Meeting!

When: Thursday, February 15th at 1PM

Where: S-200

Who: All students who are members of the LGBTQIA community and their allies!

On the agenda: “Getting to know you” and electing officers

For more information contact faculty advisor Ericka Myers at



Tournees French Film Festival at CFCC Feb. 13-15



Cape Fear Community College will host the Tournées French Film Festival, a program of the FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) Foundation, February 13-15. The festival, held in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will take place on CFCC’s Wilmington campus in the Union Station Auditorium (502 North Front Street).

All films are in French with English subtitles, and all screenings are free and open to the public.

Special thanks to French Instructor Caroline Hudson and Film Instructor Lucinda McNamara for organizing this film festival.

Screening Schedule

My Life As A ZucchiniMy Life As A Zucchini


Swiss director Claude Barra’s stop-motion animated film, My Life as a Zucchini, is an unexpectedly uplifting look at childhood tragedy

Rated PG-13


National Diploma

National Diploma


In the Congo, passing the national baccalaureate exam can save a young person from a life of manual labor and open the doors to university and a career. This documentary follows a group of high-school students who cannot afford to pay teachers’ “bonuses” organize themselves to prepare for the State exam together.

Not rated





Francois Ozon’s Frantz is set shortly after World War I, in a provincial German town conspicuously devoid of its young men. A woman, Anna, discovers a stranger at the grave of her late fiancé, Frantz, one of the many young Germans killed in the war.

Rated pg-13

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast


This 1946 adaptation of the classic fairy tale by iconoclastic novelist, playwright, artist, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau is that rare film that truly deserves to be called “magical,” a deeply ambiguous yet supremely romantic work that turns cinema into a spectacular conjurer’s trick, full of magic. French Pastries prior to film created by the CFCC culinary baking students.

Not rated

April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World


Mathieu Amalric reprises the role of Paul Dédalus from Arnaud Desplechin’s My Sex Life…Or How I Got into an Argument in My Golden Days, the character’s origin story. Paul, now an anthropologist, prepares to leave Tajikistan and reflects on his life. He has a series of flashbacks that unfold in three episodes.

Rated PG

Things to Come

Things to Come


In Things to Come, Isabelle Huppert is a philosophy teacher who soldiers though the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her.

Rated PG-13

Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.