Fri, 10/06/2017 - 3:11pm
Film screening and discussion. Film summary: "Yawar Mallku" (Blood of the Condor) is a 1969 film by Jorge Sanjinés. Set in Bolivia, the film tells the story of a Peace Corps-like American agency that is secretly sterilizing indigenous women under the guise of providing health care, provoking an uprising by the targeted population. Based upon information shared with the filmmaker by the indigenous population. Discussant: Khédija Gadhoum…
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:30pm
This EcoFocus Film Festival event is part of a larger project to bring CHASING CORAL to Athens. During the filmmakers' visit, local area schools will participate in field trips to see the film and meet the filmmakers and will take part in educational activities to engage them with ecology, marine science and ocean health. Financial support for this project comes from Reefball Foundation, ECOGIG Research Consortium at UGA's Department of Marine…
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 5:22pm
In conjunction with the exhibition “Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan.” Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening. In "Matinee," a small-time film promoter releases a kitschy horror film during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Directed by Joe Dante and starring…
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 5:09pm
In conjunction with the exhibition “Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan.” Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening. A Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by…
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:21pm
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. Out…
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:18pm
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. This award-winning documentary, NO JOB FOR A WOMAN: THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT TO REPORT…
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 5:58pm
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.
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 2:02pm
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…
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 5:17pm
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  
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:30pm
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. A reception catered by The National and Trader…