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The New Black

RESCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FOR MONDAY, MARCH 23rd Presented by: Dr. Frank Dobson, Director of the Black Cultural Center, and Petey Peterson, Program Coordinator in the Office of LGBTQI Life. USA (2013) Dir: Yoruba Richen. A documentary that shows activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Still Walking

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS Tuesday, February 17 Presented by Yoshikuni Igarashi, Associate Professor of History. Japan (2008) Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda. A family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents unfolds over one summer day when their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Nobody Knows

Wednesday, February 11 Presented by: Yoshikuni Igarashi, Associate Professor of History. Japan (2004) Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda. Four siblings live with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others. And so begins the children’s odyssey....... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Ivan and Ivana

Wednesday, February 4 Presented by: Jennifer Fay, Director of Cinema and Media Arts and Jeff Daniel Silva(filmmaker). USA (2011) Dir: Jeff Daniel Silva. After the Kosovo war devastates a young couple’s homeland and their dreams, they set out to rebuild their lives anew in America. Arriving in California amidst the peak of a housing boom...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Maqbool

Tuesday, February 3 Presented by: Jane Miller Wanninger, Lecturer of English and Anand Taneja, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. India (2003) Dir: Vishal Bhardwaj. Based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth with the Mumbai underworld as its backdrop, the story follows the right-hand man of the most powerful ganglord. With great visuals, it is a haunting operatic tragedy....... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Tough Cookies

Wednesday, January 28 Presented by Laura Carpenter, Associate Professor of Sociology and Dr. Christy Halbert, U.S. Olympic Boxing Coach. Austria/USA (2014) Dir: Ruth Kaaserer. Boxingis a brutal sport. A man’s world. Is there a difference when women box? This documentary shows three women who live on the edge of society, making a living from odd...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Snowpiercer

Tuesday, January 27 Presented by: Haerin Shin, Assistant Professor of English. South Korea, Czech Republic, USA, France (2013) Dir: Joon-ho Bong. In this sci-fi epic from director of The Host and Mother, a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet. The final survivors board the SNOWPIERCER, a train that travels around the...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


deepsouth

Thursday, January 22 Presented by: Petey Peterson, Program Coordinator of LGBTQI Life and Frank Dobson, Director of The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. USA (2012) Dir: Lisa Biagiotti. Beneath layers of history, poverty and soaring HIV infections, four Americans redefine traditional Southern values in this documentary about the new American South and the people...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Mauvais Sang

Wednesday, January 21 Presented by: Lynn Ramey, Associate Professor of French and Nicolas Kline, Class of 2016. France, Switzerland (1986) Dir: Leos Carax. A mysterious new disease is killing young people who make love without emotional involvement. While a serum has been formulated, it’s locked away and most of those suffering can’t get it. An...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off


Contagion

Tuesday, January 20 Presented by: Emily Nacol, Assistant Professor of Political Science. USA, UAE (2011) Dir: Steven Soderbergh. Follows the rapid progress of an airborne virus that kills within days. As the epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2014 in Left Listing | Comments Off