Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Dream Empire" (David Borenstein, 2016, 75 min, China/Denmark, in Chinese w/ subtitles & English, Color, Digital). "Dream Empire" follows Yana, an ambitious young woman who leaves her rural home to pursue the fabled Chinese Dream in Chongqing's thriving real estate market. Yana... Read More »
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Films for One to Eight Projectors: Multi-Projector Experiments by Roger Beebe" For the first time since 2011, filmmaker/curator/professor Roger Beebe returns to Duke (where he received his PhD in 2000) as part of a 3-month, 3000-mile East Coast roadshow of his multiple-projector... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "Alphaville" (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965, 99 min, France, in French w/ English subtitles, B&W, DCP). In "Alphaville", Jean-Luc Godard fuses a hardboiled detective story with science fiction. Lemmy Caution, a hero Godard borrowed from a series of French adventure films, comes to... Read More »
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film Screening: "Hello?! Orchestra" / (Lee Cheol-ha, 2013, 85 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles, Color, DVD) // Winner of the Arts Programming award at the 41st International Emmy Awards, "Hello?! Orchestra" follows Grammy-nominated violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill and his forming of... Read More »
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Short Films Program: "Material Desire and Experimental Film" -- Program 1: "Forms of Contact" (Curated by Kim Knowles) Material engagement has always been at the forefront of experimental film practice, from Man Ray's rayograms to Stan Brakhage's hand-painted works. Interrogating the celluloid... Read More »
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "The Rise and Fall of Liberty"(dir. Carol Thomson, edited by Jim Haverkamp, 2017, 52 min, USA, in English, Color, Digital). When developers in Durham, NC, demolish an iconic tobacco auction house in the name of revitalization, they not only displace a community of artists, they also... Read More »
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "The Road" (documentary) / (Zanbo Zhang, 2015, 95 min, China/Denmark, in Chinese w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) // For three decades the world has witnessed China's fast economic development. In 2008 the Chinese government issued a 586 billion US dollars plan as an attempt to... Read More »
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "Blade Runner: The Final Cut" (Ridley Scott, 1982, 117 min, USA, in English, Color, DCP) In the futuristic year of 2019, Los Angeles has become a dark and depressing metropolis, filled with urban decay. Rick Deckard, an ex-cop, is a "Blade Runner". Blade runners are people... Read More »
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Short Films Program: "Material Desire and Experimental Film" -- Program 2: "Inside the Machine" (Curated by Kim Knowles) Material engagement has always been at the forefront of experimental film practice, from Man Ray's rayograms to Stan Brakhage's hand-painted works. Interrogating the celluloid... Read More »
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Short Films Program: "Material Desire and Experimental Film" -- Program 3: "Color and Chemistry" (Curated by Kim Knowles)Material engagement has always been at the forefront of experimental film practice, from Man Ray's rayograms to Stan Brakhage's hand-painted works. Interrogating the celluloid... Read More »

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