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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

October 10, 2018

‘Bad Genius’ (Thailand, 2017)

Southeast Asian Approaches present free movie screening of popular Thai heist thriller Bad Genius (2017). The movie follows Lynn, an intelligent high school student who develops an elaborate plan to help other students cheat. Things eventually get out of hand as family and relationships get in the way.

Start: October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Fedex Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

October 25, 2018

‘Documenting the War in Afghanistan,’ Film Screening and Discussion

Meg Mackenzie Prior is a combat photographer and filmmaker who has embedded with U.S. Army Infantry, Combat Aviation and Special Forces Units to record the missions and operations conducted by International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan beginning in 2010 with the Surge. Over the past 10 years, Prior has filmed and photographed U.S. military and the Afghan population with uncompromising clarity and attention to detail as to the nature of the conflict in Afghanistan. She has deployed with units for…

Start: October 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Chapman Hall, Room 201
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII’ (US, 2018)

The Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to co-sponsor this event, which is hosted by the William and Ida Friday Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII is about Jewish WWII veterans, who tell their personal narrative. The war transformed American Jews in many ways. Deborah Dash Moore, author of GI Jews, said, “it was the formative experience for young Jewish men and since then, there hasn’t been any such formative experience that…

Start: October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: October 25, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
Cost: 10

November 13, 2018

‘On the Map’ (Israel, 2016)

The film tells the against-all-odds story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European Championship, which took place at a time when the Middle East was still reeling from the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the 1972 Olympic massacre at Munich and the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv. Through the of lens of sports, On the Map presents a much broader story of how one team captured the heart of a nation amidst domestic turmoil and the global…

Start: November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: November 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 15, 2018

Jocelyn Ford, ‘Nowhere to Call Home: Tibetan in Beijing’

Nowhere to Call Home provides a rare glimpse into the world of a Tibetan farmer, torn between her traditional way of life and her desire for her son to have a better future in the city. Shot in the slums of Beijing and a remote village in Tibet, this story puts a human face on the strife that fractures China and Tibet, as well as the impact of economic development on a rural Tibetan community. This documentary is the first…

Start: November 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 19, 2018

‘Israel Rocks!’ (Israel, 2006)

A documentary that features some 20 Israeli singers, bands and choirs playing and singing in various styles, from pop and rock to blues, folk and rap. Each one of the revealing songs depicts the major problems facing the people of Israel from politics to poverty, and their dreams for, and their attempt to create a better future. It also includes an interview with Shimon Peres. This series of events is sponsored by the Department of Asian Studies, The Carolina Center…

Start: November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: November 19, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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