Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:30pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater
Reception with filmmaker Judith Wechsler: 5:30 p.m.Film screening: 6:30 p.m., followed by Q&AIn 1933, Walter Benjamin, one of the most brilliant literary and cultural critics of his time, fled Berlin for Paris. There he sat, at the Bibliothèque Nationale, working in poverty and relative... Read More »
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Udhao" (Runaway), (Amit Ashraf, 2013, 90 min, USA/Bangladesh, in Bengali w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital). A drama-thriller about the men who hide in the shadows of Dhaka city, and a rickshawalla turned bounty hunter named Babu hell-bent on finding these runaways and forcing... Read More »
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Her" (Spike Jonze, 2013, 126 min, USA, in English, Color, DCP) / A sensitive and soulful man earns a living by writing personal letters for other people. Left heartbroken after his marriage ends, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes fascinated with a new operating system which... Read More »
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
The German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt caused an uproar in the 1960s by coining the subversive concept of the "Banality of Evil" when referring to the trial of Adolph Eichmann, which she covered for the New Yorker magazine. Her private life was no less controversial thanks to her early love... Read More »