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.

PHI 210, New Philosophy Course at CFCC in Spring 2018

Dr. Eric Brandon, a Philosophy Instructor in the Humanities Department at CFCC, is teaching a new course, PHI 210: History of Philosophy, this semester, Spring 2018, at CFCC.


Dr. Brandon has designed the course as a course in world philosophy covering philosophy from China, India, Ancient Greece, Africa, Europe, and the the Americas.



Yuna Shin, CFCC German Instructor, Participated in Roundtable Discussion of Suicide Sponsored by Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Representatives from the medical, education and pastoral fields, and men and women who have lost loved ones to suicide, gathered over a catered brunch with the goal of opening eyes to a rarely talked about evil plundering our county, state and nation.  Hunter Cooper, a CFCC student in Ms. Shin’s German course, was lost to suicide in 2017.

Dr. Emily Jones Joins Humanities Department

Dr. Emily Jones has joined the CFCC Humanities Department as a full-time Communication Instructor.  Dr. Jones has a Ph.D. in Communication from NC State, and she has much teaching experience, including Communication courses at CFCC and UNCW.

French Language Students Learn about WWI from CFCC History Instructor Thomas Massey

CFCC students from Caroline Hudson’s French 211 course learn about WWI from CFCC History Instructor Thomas Massey at the Siegfried and Louise Goodman International Center on CFCC’s downtown campus.  Posters from the Interactive and Multilingual “14-18” Exhibit are in the background.  Mr. Massey brought magazines from the time period.

CFCC Students Start a Philosophy Club

It’s official!  CFCC now has a philosophy club.  Kris Nilsson is the president of the club, and Dr. Eric Brandon is the faculty advisor.  The club was founded in the Fall 2017 semester.  Weekly meetings are held in U296 from 3:30-4:30.

CFCC Instructors and Students Take Part in Walk to Fight Suicide

CFCC Instructors Yuna Shin (German), Victoria Paige (Art), and Jessica Gaffney (Drama) along with CFCC student volunteers took part in the Walk to Fight Suicide at Wrightsville Beach Park on Sunday, November 5, 2017.  The CFCC students operated a face-painting station as part of the day-long event.

Digital, Interactive, and Multilingual WWI Exhibit at the CFCC International Center

Caroline Hudson, CFCC French Instructor, helped bring this exhibit to CFCC.  The exhibit is available for viewing in the Siegfried and Louise Goodman International Center at CFCC from October 11 through November 10.  The exhibit is supported by the Institut Francais.  See the poster for more details: