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Posted by on Sunday, January 29, 2012 in Archives, News.

If These Halls Could Talk

Tuesday, Jan 31
Presented by: Shay Malone, Assistant Director, Office of  Leadership, Development, and Intercultural Affairs
USA (2011) Dir: Lee Mun Wah. Over a weekend in  Ukiah, California, a group of eleven students from  around the country gathered to talk about the state  of diversity on their college campuses. The students-€™  stories are starkly emotional, and highlight the complex issues that underlie the demographics of higher  education. English. Not rated. DVD. This film will be  followed by a diversity training session and is completely funded by the Office of Leadership, Development, and Intercultural Affairs.


Thursday, Feb. 2
Presented by: Dr. Ling-Hon Lam, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
China (2009) Dir: Hi Guan. At the onset of WWII, a dim-witted peasant is given a loyal Dutch cow who produces milk with alleged healing powers. This absurd duo becomes the un- likely hero and the last line of defense when the Japanese enter their town. A surrealistic, dark comedy with the gritty atmosphere of war, unravels as man and beast survive the elements of a hard-scrabbled existence. Mandarin with Eng- lish subtitles. Not rated. 105 mins. Digibeta.

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