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My Joy Tuesday, April 19 Presented by Cassio de Oliveira, Lecturer in Russian. Ukraine (2010) Dir: Sergei Loznitsa. A truck driver takes a wrong turn and finds himself lost in a bleak Russian underworld,struggling to survive amidst violent reminders of the country’s dark history. The first fiction film by documentarian Loznitsa, My Joy is a mischievous, ultra-nihilistic parable of post-Communist Russia,...... KEEP READING

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Una Noche Wednesday, April 13 Presented by: Heraldo Falconi, Senior Lecturer in Spanish. Cuba/UK/USA (2012) Dir. Lucy Mulloy. Trapped in the nervous desperation of Havana, Raúl dreams of escaping to Miami. When accused of assaulting a tourist, his only option is to flee. He begs his best friend to help him reach the forbidden land 90...... KEEP READING

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Le Monde du Silence (The Silent World) Tuesday, April 12 Presented by: Jennifer Fay, Associate Professor of Cinema & Media Arts, and English; and Allistair Sponsel, Professor of History. France/Italy (1956) Co-Dir: Jacques Cousteau and Louis Malle. This pioneering French nature documentary follows renowned explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau as he investigates aquatic habitats in various locations around...... KEEP READING

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They Are We Wednesday, April 6 Presented by Gregory Melchor-Barz, Professor of Ethnomusicology and Faculty Head of North House. Cuba/Sierra Leone/Liberia/Australia (2012) Dir: Emma Christopher. Can a family separated by the transatlantic slave trade for 170 years use music and dance to find their way back to each other? This is the story of survival against...... KEEP READING

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Tangerine Wednesday, March 30 Presented by: Melanie Adley, Associate Director and Senior Lecturer,Women’s & Gender Studies. USA (2015) Dir: Sean Baker. Indie Spirit winner Sean Baker directed and co-wrote (with Chris Bergoch) Tangerine, which was shot entirely on three iPhone 5s.Over the course of the film, Sin-Dee searches for the pimpwho broke her heart while Alexandra...... KEEP READING

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The Mend Tuesday, March 29 Presented by: Scott Juengel, Director, Cinema & Media Arts and Senior Lecturer in English; with Nick Kline, A&S ‘16. USA (2015) Dir: John Magary. A comic drama about rage,doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs. This wonderfully strange and acidic debut announces writer/director John Magary as one of the most...... KEEP READING

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Selma Wednesday, March 23 Presented by: Vanessa Beasley, Dean of the Martha River Ingram Commons and Associate Professor of Communications; and Mona Frederick, Executive Director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. USA (2014) Dir: Ava DuVernay. Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous...... KEEP READING

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Part of the film series Revolution & Realism, based on the exhibition The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film, on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts through July 4, 2016 Aelita: Queen of Mars Tuesday, March 22 Presented by: Jason Strudler, Mellon Assistant Professor of Russian. USSR (1924) Dir: Yakov Alexandrovich Protazanov. Described as one of the first science-fiction films, Aelita chronicles an adventurer’s journey to Mars where...... KEEP READING

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Ghost Writer Friday, March 18 Presented by: Scott Juengel, Director, Cinema & Media Arts and Senior Lecturer in English; with Thomas McGrath, A&S ‘16. UK/France/Germany (2010) Dir: Roman Polanski.   One of Polanski’s most cynical films follows an author hired to complete the autobiography of a former British Prime Minister (a thinly disguised Tony Blair) after...... KEEP READING

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Part of the film series Revolution & Realism, based on the exhibition The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film, on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts through July 4, 2016 The Man with the Movie Camera Thursday, March 17 Presented by: Jason Strudler, Mellon Assistant Professor of Russian. USSR (1929) Dir: Dziga Vertov. In this experimental documentary film, Vertov offers an avant-garde view of urban...... KEEP READING

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