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Mabul (flood) will conclude the Sixth Annual Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film festival, on Thursday, March 7 at 8 PM at the Goldsmith Family Cinema. The film is described as “one of the year’s most impressive-looking Israeli films” by Variety film reviewer Alissa Simon, and  is the winner of the best film and best […]

Fukushima and Nagasaki: Our film ties them together, as their links have become dangerously clearer.  Sakue Shimohira was ten years old and hiding in a Nagasaki shelter when the nuclear bomb dropped on August 9, 1945. She survived and has dedicated her life to making sure that what happened to her will never happen to […]

Please join us tomorrow night  for the fifth film of our Hispanic Film Series that showcases new cinema from Latin America and Spain. We hope to see you there!  CHICO & RITA    Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando / 94 min. / 2012 Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (The Age of Beauty) and famous artist […]

THE CINEMA HOLD-UP (ASALTO AL CINE):  Irina Gómez Concheiro / 2011 / México The Cinema Hold Up is a vibrant, authentic, and wonderfully observed portrait of the tempo and texture of today’s Mexican youth culture. First-time feature director Iria Gómez Concheiro draws pitch-perfect performances from the talented ensemble cast and registers a strong and original […]

Please join us tomorrow night for the third film of our Hispanic Film Series that showcases new cinema from Latin America and Spain. This week the turn is for the wonderful Chilean director Pablo Larraín. We hope to see you there!  POST MORTEM:  Pablo Larraín / 98 min. / 2010 / Chile, Mexico, Germany   […]

Screening of “My Neighbor, My Killer” & Discussion with Filmmaker Anne Aghion Tuesday, May 1, 5:00pm Center for Film Studies Gacaca (Ga-CHA-cha), which literally means “justice on the grass,” is a form of citizen-based justice which Rwandans decided to put into place in an attempt to deal with the crimes of the 1994 genocide. Filming for […]

You are invited to attend the   GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL – (Re)imagining Post-Industrial Urbanity: Films of the Ruhr Area, Germany in Downey House 113 on April 13 and 14, 2012  We will be showing three films from this large post-industrial area in western Germany. The first film, Bang Boom Bang by Peter Thorwart, will be shown on Friday […]

The series is called:  “Phoolan Devi and the Roots of Indian Rage” Films, Dates, Locations: Thursday, April 5—8pm at the Goldsmith Cinema, “The Bandit Queen” 1995. India. Dir: Shekhar Kapur. Biopic about Phoolan Devi, bandit leader in North India, 1980s. 119 min. Saturday, April 7—2pm at the Powell Family Cinema, “Sholay” 1975. India. Dir: Ramesh […]

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