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March 21, 2018

‘A Whale of a Tale,’ (Japan, 2016)

This film screening will feature a Japanese documentary on whaling with a special appearance by director Megumi Sasaki. This event is part of Asia Week at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center.

Start: March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: March 21, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 27, 2018

‘The Yellow Ticket,’ (Germany, 1918)

The Yellow Ticket is a German UFA-production directed by Victor Janson and Eugen Illés about a young Polish-Jewish woman, who escapes her poor native village in Poland to study medicine in St Petersburg. Forced by antisemitic laws and customs, she leads a double life as a prostitute and university student. The film was made at the end of World War I and includes rare footage of the former Jewish quarter of Warsaw and its residents. It stars the young Pola Negri, who would later…

Start: March 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End: March 27, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Hyde Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.0249
Address:
176 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 5, 2018

‘Nobel Nok Dah,’ Film Screening and Discussion with Co-Director Emily Hong

Nobel Nok Dah, a film by Emily Hong, Miasarah Lai and Mariangela Mihai, offers an intimate view into the lives of three refugee women from Myanmar (Burma), whose migratory paths cross in Thailand and eventually meet when they resettle to central New York. Drawing upon methods of feminist oral history and ethno-fiction, the film traces glimmers of subjectivity that complicate any singular narrative of the refugee experience. As camera movements follow the textures of everyday life and work, a weaving…

Start: April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: April 5, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 10, 2018

Short Films and Snacks: Social Justice in the EU

This mini festival will feature several short films focusing on social justice and cultural diversity within the European Union, from various member states’ perspectives. The discussion will be lead by Kate Good, a doctoral candidate in Spanish; Priscilla Layne, an assistant professor of German; and April Weintritt, a doctoral candidate in Italian. This event is part of Europe Week 2018. View the full schedule on the Center for European Studies website. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and…

Start: April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: April 10, 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

April 12, 2018

‘The European,’ (Netherlands, 2016)

The European is a documentary film created in 2016 by Dirk Jan Roeleven, and explores the post-Brexit climate of the European Union. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student organization European Horizons will lead a short discussion following the film. A WhatsApp message to Dutch politician Frans Timmermans: would he take part in a documentary? “Behind the scenes and up close” is how filmmaker Roeleven describes the essence of his request. He follows Timmermans for nearly two years, from his appointment as vice president…

Start: April 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

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
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