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April 19, 2018

‘Bending the Arc,’ (Haiti, 2017)

Thirty years ago, Dr. Paul Farmer, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, activist Ophelia Dahl, Todd McCormack and investor Thomas White began a movement that changed global health forever. Bending the Arc tells their story. The film screening of this critically acclaimed global health documentary is presented by the Office of International Activities, the Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Department of Allied Health Sciences and the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This event…

Start: April 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Medical Biomolecular Research Building, Room 2204
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 23, 2018

‘Aftermath: Puerto Ricans Rebuild After Maria,’ Reception and Film Screening

Aftermath: Puerto Ricans Rebuild After Maria is a collaborative work by students in the Documentary Multimedia Storytelling course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that explores the environmental landscape and ongoing health ramifications in Puerto Rico after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the FedEx Global Center Florence and James Peacock Atrium for a reception with light refreshments. At 7:00 p.m., we will gather in the Nelson…

Start: April 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: April 23, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

May 17, 2018

‘Truth Underground’ (US, 2016)

Three spoken word poets struggle through poverty, discrimination, PTSD and abandonment to prove the power of the word in this documentary film from North Carolina. This film screening is part of the Southern Culture Movie Series for international scholars and students, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Summer School and organized by the Writing Center, International Student and Scholar Services and the Media Resources Center. All screenings begin at 6:30 p.m. and are free and open…

Start: May 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: May 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

May 31, 2018

‘Talking Black in America’ (US, 2017)

This film showcases the history and symbolic role of language in the lives of African Americans and its impact on the speech and culture of the U.S. This film screening is part of the Southern Culture Movie Series for international scholars and students, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Summer School and organized by the Writing Center, International Student and Scholar Services and the Media Resources Center. All screenings begin at 6:30 p.m. and are free…

Start: May 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: May 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 14, 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘Granny’s Got Game’ (US, 2013)

Granny’s Got Game is an inspiring documentary film about a senior women’s basketball team in North Carolina. These fiercely competitive women in their seventies battle physical limitations and social stigma to keep doing what they love. This film screening is part of the Southern Culture Movie Series for international scholars and students, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Summer School and organized by the Writing Center, International Student and Scholar Services and the Media Resources Center. All…

Start: June 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

June 28, 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘Nobel Nok Dah’ and ‘This Is My Home Now’

This double feature will showcase two short documentary films, Nobel Nok Dah and This is My Home Now. Nobel Nok Dah offers an intimate view into the lives of three refugee women from Burma, whose migratory paths cross in Thailand and eventually meet when they resettle to central New York. This Is My Home Now documents the lives of four Montagnard youths whose families have come to America in the past decade from Asia. They live in two worlds—that of their parents and grandparents, who…

Start: June 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: June 28, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

July 12, 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘Un Buen Carnicero’, ‘Collards in the Cafeteria’ and ‘Wok Next Door’

This film screening is part of the Southern Culture Movie Series for international scholars and students, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Summer School and organized by the Writing Center, International Student and Scholar Services and the Media Resources Center. Un Buen Carnicero (A Good Butcher) goes behind the courtesies of the butcher’s counter on the eve of Independence Day to explore the complex realities of immigrant life while celebrating America’s freedom and questioning its convenience. Collards in…

Start: July 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: July 12, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

July 25, 2018

Southeast Asian Approaches Film Series: ‘The Ugly American’ (US, 1963)

In conjunction with the 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Programs in the Humanities for School Teachers on “Contested Territory: America’s Role in Southeast Asia, 1945–75,” there will be free public film screenings hosted by the Carolina Asia Center. In The Ugly American, American ambassador Harrison MacWhite (Marlon Brando) travels to a Southeast Asian country on a peacekeeping mission. Torn between rival factions, the turbulent nation is on the brink of civil war. But MacWhite’s powers of analysis allow him…

Start: July 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: July 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

July 26, 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series: ‘First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee’ (US, 2014)

In this documentary, the eastern band of Cherokee take extraordinary steps in a fight to revitalize the Cherokee language in the mountains of North Carolina. This film screening is part of the Southern Culture Movie Series for international scholars and students, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Summer School and organized by the Writing Center, International Student and Scholar Services and the Media Resources Center. All screenings begin at 6:30 p.m. and are free and open…

Start: July 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End: July 26, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 31, 2018

Film Screening and Discussion with Adam Michnik

Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) for a public conversation with celebrated Polish intellectual and Communist-era dissident Adam Michnik and Dariusz Stola, director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Prior to the discussion, there will be a film screening of Dworzec Gdanski in the Hyde Hall University Room. This event is part of the 1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparisonconference presented by CSEEES; the International Visegrad Fund; the Center for European Studies; the…

Start: August 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: August 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hyde Hall, University Room
Address:
Chapel Hill , 27514 United States
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