THURSDAYS AT 7PM
FEBRUARY 16 - MARCH 30
Film and Arts Center
639 Main Street (across from Shea’s Theater)
Tickets: $5 (Pre-sale tickets are
available at the Market Arcade)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 7:00 p.m. Flyer
With an introduction by Dr. Dinissa Duvanova, Department of Political Science, UB
Within the Whirlwind
Marlene Gorris, Germany, 2009,
narrative, DVD, 95 min. English.
Based on the memoirs of Russian author and academic, Evgenia Ginzburg, Within the Whirlwind tells the story of Ginzburg's fall from influential professor to Gulag prisoner during the Stalinist purges.
I Was the Child of Holocaust Survivors
Ann Marie Fleming Canada, 2010,
animation, 35mm, 15 min. English.
Based on Canadian Jewish artist Bernice Eisenstein's graphic novel/memoir, I was a Child of Holocaust Survivors is an animated
short that explores the way Eisentein's parents' experience as Holocaust survivors shaped her identity.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 7:00 p.m. Flyer
Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Léa Pool, Canada, 2011,
documentary, DVD, 98 min. English.
This hard hitting documentary investigates and challenges the creation and marketing of a corporate breast cancer culture.
Brynmore Williams, USA, 2010,
documentary, DVD, 4 min. English
At the intersection of healing and henna dances Catherine. Watch the story of one woman's journey beyond breast cancer.
****Pink Ribbons and Unchastened will be followed by a panel discussion with breast cancer researchers, survivors, patient advocates and public health professionals.****
Sande Zeig, USA, 2011,
documentary, DVD, 57 min. English.
Between 1974 and 2005, a crew of women from the White Mountain Apache Tribe fought raging fires in Arizona and other states. Featuring extensive interviews, childhood photos, and on-location and news footage, this insightful and honest documentary profiles the Apache 8 group through four women, who share their experiences.
Erin Hudson, USA, 2007,
documentary, DVD, 21 min. English
Barreling along freeways from behind the wheels of their big rigs, three women truck drivers share their humor, insight and experience of driving 18-wheelers for a living.
The Herstory of the Female Filmmaker
Kelly Gallagher, USA, 2011,
animation, DVD, 15 min. English
An eccentric, animated documentary on the
'herstory' of some of motion picture's greatest
(and often overlooked) contributors.
Anita Lebeau, Canada, 2002,
animation, 35mm, 10 min. English
This animated short is an ode to Louise, a fiercely
independent 96-year old inspired by animator
Anita Lebeau's grandmother.
So Yong Kim, South Korea, 2008,
narrative, 35mm, 89 min.
Korean with English subtitles.
This beautifully rendered narrative is set in Korea and hauntingly depicted from the perspective of two young girls who encounter and eventually embrace major life changes and hardship.
THURSDAY, MARCH 15 – UB Spring Break – no screening
Céline Sciamma, France, 2011,
narrative, DVD, 81 min.
French with English subtitles.
This French coming of age story considers gender identity from the perspective of 10 year old Laure/Mikael.
I am a Girl!
Susan Koenen, The Netherlands, 2011,
documentary, DVD, 15 min.
Dutch with English subtitles
This documentary profiles Joppe, a 13-year old who was born a boy but knows for sure that she should have been a girl.
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***Co-presented by the Alison L. Des Forges Memorial Fund Committee***
Granito: How to Nail a Dictator
Pamela Yates, USA, 2011, documentary, DVD, 84 min. English.
This fascinating, award-winning documentary focuses on five main characters, including filmmaker Pamela Yates, and considers their complex and potentially dangerous roles in building a prosecution case against Guatemalan dictator General Efrain Rios Montt.
Human Rights & Filmmaking Class
Pamela Yates presents a class on filmmaking and human rights. This event is free and open to the public.
For information about visitor parking on UB’s North Campus, please visit the UB Parking Services website.