Interdisciplinary Film Series: "Sweet Dreams"

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Contact Person: 
Esteban Loustaunau
eloustaunau@assumption.edu
508-767-7589

"The Song of the Flower" ~ Interdisciplinary Film Series: Sruggle for Social Justice

Monday, April 4, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Directed by Jacques Dochamps and José Gualinga
2013, Ecuador/Belgium, (61 min);

Will an ancestral song save the Amazon? Threatened by the petroleum industry, the Amazonian people of Sarayaku lead a constant fight for their survival. Inspired by an ancestral shaman song, they commit, in an incredible challenge of universal reach: the Border of Life.

Free and open to the public.

Contact Person: 
Juan Carlos Grijalva
jgrijalv@assumption.edu
508-767-7145

Milk: Born into this World; a film directed by Noemi Weis

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 7 pm – Milk: Born into this World, 2015, Canada, (91 min)  Director Noemi Weis will present the film and direct the Q&A.

Through an intimate and artistic lens, Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding over the canvas of stunningly beautiful visuals and poignant voices from around the globe.

Contact Person: 
Dona Kercher
dkercher@assumption.edu
508-767-7305

Double bill of Noemi Weis’ films: Be affected by the determination and passion of courageous grandmothers. Be Inspired by a man with a transforming vision!

Monday, February 1, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

The struggle for social justice applies to far-ranging aspects of our environment, the politics of our bodies, and simply our connections to and interactions with one another. This spring the film series will explore trends in global documentary film.

6:30pm – Abuelas: Grandmothers on a Mission, 2012, Canada/Argentina, directed by Noemi Weis (28 min.)

Contact Person: 
Dona Kercher
dkercher@assumption.edu
508-767-7305

America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth

Thursday, November 19, 2015 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Interdisciplinary Film Series 2015-16: The Struggle for Social Justice. The programs in Latin American Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies and Women’s Studies have come together to sponsor a year-long documentary film series.The struggle for social justice applies to far-ranging aspects of our environment, the politics of our bodies, and simply our connections to and interactions with one another. This film series will explore trends in US and global documentary film.

Contact Person: 
Dona Kercher
dkercher@assumption.edu
508-767-7305

Film Screening: The Anonymous People

Thursday, April 10, 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Assumption College's Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Department and Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program will host a special screening of The Anonymous People, a 2013 feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. An open discussion will follow the film.

washbour@assumption.edu
508-767-7370

WS Film: AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL Is America Obsessed with Beauty?

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:00am

Assumption College Women’s Studies Program & Walden Behavioral Care present a screening of the Award-Winning film AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL. Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two year journey to examine America’s new obsession; physical perfection.

Contact Person: 
Sue Lewandowski
slewando@assumption.edu
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