Interdisciplinary Film: Beyond the Divide

Thursday, December 1, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Set in the vast, mountainous beauty of Missoula, Montana, BEYOND THE DIVIDE is a feature-length documentary film about war, peace, and the courage to find  common ground.

Contact Person: 
Esteban Loustaunau
eloustaunau@assumption.edu
508-767-7589

Interdisciplinary Film: Rivers of Men

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm to Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:30pm

Assumption College’s Interdisciplinary Film Series, Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities, will address some of the promises and challenges of peacebuilding as they apply to far-ranging aspects of our social and natural environments.  Rivers of Men (Ríos de Hombres) [Mexico & Bolivia, 2011, dir. Tin Dirdamal, 77 m.] highlights the legend, the details and the lie surrounding the Bolivian city that went to war over water.

Contact Person: 
Esteban Loustaunau
eloustaunau@assumption.edu
508-767-7589

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

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