Thu, 10/20/2016 - 4:22pm
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.
Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:50pm
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
Fri, 03/04/2016 - 2:38pm
Part of the Behind-the-Scenes Film Series. Director Henri-Georges Clouzot peers into the imagination of Pablo Picasso in this quiet documentary that captures the revolutionary painter's creative process through a combination of stop-motion and time-lapse photography. Picasso's work comes to life on screen, paint strokes and splashes of color appear as if by magic and empty canvases become platforms for a series of daring and original drawings…
Fri, 01/22/2016 - 2:25pm
Visiting German author Werner Fritsch will introduce the screening of his cinematic poem "Faust Song of the Sun" (2012).  The film will be followed by a reception at 7 p.m. Fritsch is the author of numerous award-winning theatre and radio plays, a highly acclaimed novel and the writer and director of three experimental films. His cutting-edge work, moving between different media, has received widespread acclaim in Germany and he has been awarded…
Wed, 12/02/2015 - 4:09pm
There will be a documentary screening of the film "Raising Resistance," a movie about the effects of GM crops on agribusiness and local farmers in Paraguay. This screening is part of the Georgia workshop on culture, power and history, an initiative featuring films and speakers on the Latin American Sustainable Agriculture. After the movie, there will be a question-and-answer session with the director. Contact: Ashley Meadow 706-296-5674
Tue, 11/10/2015 - 6:45pm
Raise the Roof is a 2014 documentary film that follows artists Rick and Laura Brown to Sanok, Poland, as they begin rebuilding Gwoździec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in Poland that was later destroyed by the Nazis. Their vision inspires hundreds of people to join them, using their hands, old tools and techniques to bring Gwoździec’s history, culture, science, and art back to life. Free for UGA students with ID; $5 for all…
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 11:55am
Sponsored by: Georgia Museum of Art Contact: Hillary Brown 706-542-4662 "Seven Samurai" tells the story of a 16th-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This three-hour ride from Akira Kurosawa—featuring legendary actors Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura—seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action, into a rich and…
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 12:56pm
Sponsored by: Germanic and Slavic Studies, Department of Contact: Kris Petti  The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies brings the award-winning German film, "Phoenix" to Athens. Film summary: Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After undergoing reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face, one similar but different enough that her…
Tue, 08/27/2013 - 9:00am
The department of English and the Franklin College welcome professor and dean of humanities at Duke University Srinivas Aravamudan to campus on Sept. 13: [Dr. Aravamudan] will give the first lecture of the 2013-14 Georgia Colloquium in 18th and 19th Century British Literature at the University of Georgia. His talk on "East-West Fiction as World Literature: Reconfiguring Hayy ibn Yaqzan" will be Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 265 of Park Hall.…
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