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We’d like to invite you to the second edition of the Hispanic Film Series starting next week. Join us in this celebration of recent award winning cinema from Latin America and Spain, including remarkable films from Cuba, Spain, Uruguay, Colombia and Chile. The series which will take place on Thursday nights from March 27th to April 24th. We hope […]

The Asian and Asian American Film Series continues this Monday, March 3, at 8pm in Powell Cinema with: Harana (directed by Benito BAUTISTA, 2012, Philippines/USA, 103 mins).  Harana is a long-abandoned Filipino courtship serenade, which originated in the Spanish colonial period. In this award-winning documentary, guitarist Florante AGUILAR returns to the Philippines from the US for the first time in twelve […]

    “Standing on Sacred Ground”  Powell Family Cinema Saturday and Sunday, March 1 and 2 Join us for a chance to see and discuss four remarkable new documentaries that tell the story of a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. Each film will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Christopher […]

Professor Noah Isenberg New School for the Liberal Arts The near-forgotten emigre filmmaker Edgar G. Ulmer enjoyed a thirty-five year career as a director. Born in Olmutz (in what is today the Czech Republic) in 1904, and raised in Vienna, he first traveled to America in 1924 with Max Reinhardt’s theater company to help stage The […]

The Asian and Asian American Film Series continues this Monday, February 24, at 8pm in Powell Cinema with: SHORT SERIES:  AN UNBOUNDED ROMANCE (2013, Czech Republic, USA, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, 79 mins) followed by a discussion moderated by Professors Ponsavady, Nakamura, Nguyen, and Tang.  Admission is free! “These five quirky shorts explore couples in the form of puppets, […]

Free Metro Movies Day for First-Year Students! Wednesday, January 22 11:30 a.m. first to final showing at 9:30 p.m. Show your 2017 Wes I.D. at the ticket counter As a special welcome back program, Students Affiars, the 2017 Class Council and the University Center Activities Board (UCAB) have arranged for first-year students to see a […]

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