MAGGIE GROWLS is a documentary film portrait by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater of the amazing, canny, lusty, charming and unstoppable Maggie Kuhn (1905-1995), who founded the Gray Panthers in 1970 after being forced to retire from a job she loved. Her outrage and determination fueled a political chain reaction that forever changed the lives of older Americans, repealing mandatory retirement laws and proving that "old" is not a dirty word.
When World War II broke out, reporter Martha Gellhorn was so determined to get to the frontlines that she left husband Ernest Hemingway, never to be reunited. Ruth Cowan’s reporting was hampered by a bureau chief who refused to talk to her. Meanwhile, photojournalist Dickey Chappelle wanted to get so close to the action that she could feel bullets whizzing by.
Screening of "Made in L.A.," a documentary film that follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.'s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table.
Franklin College is proud to host a screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap.
This program is supported in part by the President’s Venture Fund through the generous gifts of the University of Georgia Partners and other donors.
This documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code?
Laurence Cotton, historian, writer, and fimmaker, will deliver and introduction for the film, Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America. Olmsted was the designer of Central Park, among other iconic landscapes throughout the country.
Contact: Ian Armit 706-542-8113
Ciné will host a special one-night only presentation of Demain (Tomorrow), winner of France’s 2016 César Award for Best Documentary. The screening will be preceded by a public reception and followed by a panel discussion. The event is sponsored by the Consulat Général de France à Atlanta, the UGA French Program, UGA Film Studies, and the Willson Center as part of the 2017 Global Georgia Initiative.
In this documentary, Ken Burns captures the physical majesty of this greatest of all achievements of the industrial age, the dramatic story of the larger-than-life men who imagined and built it and the immense charm this granite and steel structure has exerted on generations of city dwellers. 1981, 58 min.
The 11th film in the East Side Kids series (most famous for “Angels with Dirty Faces”) focuses on a gang of tough young kids who try to solve a murder. 1942, 61 min. Sponsored by: Georgia Museum of Art
Contact: Hillary Brown 706-542-4662