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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.

Free Event


Feb 1

On Screen/in Person: Real Boy 

Wilson Auditorium - 7:30 PM

REAL BOY is the coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. Navigating the ups and downs of young adulthood, he works to gain the support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child's transition. As tension mounts at home, Bennett is taken in by his idol, Joe Stevens, the lead singer of the alt-Americana band, Coyote Grace. Exploring how our search for personal identity also involves those closest to us, REAL BOY is a nuanced look at the new American family and the people we turn to when our given families are unavailable.

Free Event


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.

Free Event


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.

Free Event


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.

Free Event


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.

Free Event


Runaway

Oct 12

Runaway 

Pollak Theatre - 12 AM

Free Event


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.

Free Event


Fambul Tok

Mar 5

Fambul Tok 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone's brutal civil war come together for the first time in an unprecedented program of tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies.

Free Event


Made In Pakistan

Feb 21

Made In Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Made in Pakistan, a 60-minute documentary directed by Nasir Khan and produced by Ms. Khan, follows the lives of four young, middle-class Pakistanis during Pervez Musharraf’s state of emergency in 2007.

Free Event