We/Here Series: Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman

Aug 9, 2015, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Four films exploring the relationships between character, place, and time. Featuring four renowned cinematic artists Lourdes Portillo, Spike Lee, David Gordon Green, and Gus Van Sant. A haunting investigation into a crime wave amid the disorders and corruption of one of the biggest border towns in the world. Someone is killing the young women of Juárez, Mexico. Since 1993, over 270 young women have been raped and murdered in a chillingly consistent and brazen manner. Authorities ignore pleas for justice from the victims’ families and the crimes go unpunished. Evidence of government complicity remains uninvestigated as the killings continue to this day. Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo crafted a film that is both a poe... (View more)

National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge

Aug 16, 2015, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014.    The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakable secret – one that drives him to commit... (View more)

Contemporary Forum Summer Film Festival: Our City Dreams

Aug 19, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Filmed over the course of two years, Our City Dreams is the story of a woman’s struggles and successes as an artist in New York City.  Told through five female artists, from youngest to oldest, the film features Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic, and Nancy Spero.  From the studio to the streets of New York, from the canals of Venice to the alleys of Cairo and the beaches of Phuket, Our City Dreams takes us deep into the artists’ worlds. The documented year held many triumphs and challenges for each of the participating artists allowing the audience to catch a glimpse into the processes of creation and inspiration. Director Chiara Clemente has captured many moments in these artists’ lives, inc... (View more)

We/Here Series: Do The Right Thing

Aug 30, 2015, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Four films exploring the relationships between character, place, and time. Featuring four renowned cinematic artists Lourdes Portillo, Spike Lee, David Gordon Green, and Gus Van Sant. Do the Right Thing moves its cast of characters through a minefield of sensations over the course of the hottest day of the year, on one block in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. This blood-boiling 24-hour period will change the lives of its residents forever. Producer/writer/director/star Spike Lee combines humor, drama, and music in a flawless technique to expose the absurdities of racism. Runtime: 120 minutes. Rating: R Cost: $10 (Does not include General Admission), $5 for Members Watch Trailer

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