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On Screen in Person: The Hand That Feeds

Sep 9

On Screen in Person: The Hand That Feeds 

Wilson Auditorium - 7:30 PM

Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez sets out to end abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America's new wage wars. There will also be a post screening Q & A with the filmmaker.

Free Event


On Screen/In Person: United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

Apr 14

On Screen/In Person: United in Anger: A History of ACT UP 

Wilson Hall - 7:30 PM

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is the first feature-length documentary to explore ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) from an historical perspective and describes how a small group of men and women of all races and classes came together to change the world and save each other's lives. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker Jim Hubbard following the screening.

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On Screen/In Person: WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Mar 20

On Screen/In Person: WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating legacy of comic book character Wonder Woman to illustrate how popular representations of powerful women often reflect broader cultural anxieties about gender roles. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan following the screening.

Free Event


On Screen/In Person: The Exquisite Corpse Project

Feb 20

On Screen/In Person: The Exquisite Corpse Project 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In The Exquisite Corpse Project, five writers are presented with a surprising challenge: each must write 15 pages of a movie, having read only the previous five pages of the script. Combining documentary and narrative, this unique film is both an absurd comedy. There will be a Q&A with the film maker after the screening.

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On Screen/In Person: Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Nov 12

On Screen/In Person: Mr. Cao Goes to Washington 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Mr. Cao Goes To Washington follows Representative Joseph Cao through his term in Congress as he navigates the realities of political culture in the South and the partisan power struggles of Washington, D.C. The only Republican to vote for President Obama's Health Care Reform Bill, Cao struggles to keep his idealism in tact while balancing his personal and professional priorities. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker S. Leo Chiang following the screening.

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On Screen/In Person: Furever

Oct 21

On Screen/In Person: Furever 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

At once disquieting and sympathetic, Furever provides a nuanced look at the actions of grieving pet owners attempting to come to terms with the loss of their pets and confronts America's conflicted attitudes towards death and dying. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker Amy Finkel following the screening.

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On Screen/In Person: Shored Up

Sep 9

On Screen/In Person: Shored Up 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Set in Long Beach Island, New Jersey and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Shored Up explores the political conflicts and personal stakes of seaside communities, culminating with the impact of Hurricane Sandy. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker Ben Kalina following the screening.

Free Event


On Screen In Person: What We Need is the Impossible!

Apr 22

On Screen In Person: What We Need is the Impossible! 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

A collection of short films by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green. Running through Green’s films is a celebration of idealism and the search for meaning along with the often humorous realities of human folly.

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On Screen In Person: Abel Raises Cain

Mar 14

On Screen In Person: Abel Raises Cain 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Filmmaker Jenny Abel explores the life and career of her father Alan Abel, known to many as "the world's greatest hoaxer.

Free Event


On Screen In Person: Cafeteria Man

Feb 21

On Screen In Person: Cafeteria Man 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

This feature documentary film by Richard Chisolm chronicles an ambitious effort to ‘green’ the public school diet serving 83,000 students in Baltimore.

Free Event


On Screen In Person: Dislecksia: The Movie

Dec 3

On Screen In Person: Dislecksia: The Movie 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In this comic documentary, dyslexic director Harvey Hubbell V — with assistance from several dyslexic crew members – will present the latest scientific knowledge about dyslexia and the experiences of dyslexics.

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On Screen In Person: Runaway

Oct 15

On Screen In Person: Runaway 

Wilson Auditorium - 7:30 PM

Filmed in Bangladesh, Runaway by Amit Ashraf is about one man running from his past, while another tracks him down and forces him to face it.

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Runaway

Oct 12

Runaway 

Pollak Theatre - 12 AM

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On Screen In Person: Gen Silent

Sep 19

On Screen In Person: Gen Silent 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Gen Silent is the critically-acclaimed documen- tary from filmmaker Stu Maddux that asks six LGBT seniors if they will hide their friends, their spouses - their entire lives in order to survive in the healthcare system.

Free Event


On Screen In Person: Blast!

Apr 9

On Screen In Person: Blast! 

Wilson Auditorium - 7:30 PM

Welcome to astrophysics, Indiana Jones-style! Five-time Emmy winner Paul Devlin follows the story of his brother, mark Devlin PhD, as he leads a tenacious team of scientists trying to figure out how all the galaxies formed by launching a revolutionary new telescope under a NASA high-altitude balloon.

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