Screen Society

Screen/Society--AMI Showcase--Chantal Akerman's "Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles" [DCP screening]

Film Screening: Jeanne Dielman, 23 quay du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelless (Chantal Ackerman, 1975, 201 min, Belgium/France, in French w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP)

-- Introduced by Lisa McCarty (Curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts & AMI instructor)!

Screen/Society--Cine-East--"Raise the Umbrellas" (documentary) + panel discussion on Democracy in Hong Kong w/ dir. Evans Chan & special guests

Film Screening and Discussion:

Raise the Umbrellas
(Evans Chan, 2016, 117 min, Hong Kong, in Cantonese w/ English subtitles, Color, Blu-Ray)

-- Panel discussion to follow w/ dir. Evans CHAN, Rwei-ren WU (Academica Sinica), and Prof. Ho-fung HUNG (Sociology, Johns Hopkins); moderated by Prasenjit DUARA (East Asian Studies, Duke)!

Screen/Society--Special Events--"Ahlaam" ("Dreams")

Film Screening:

Ahlaam (Dreams)
(Mohamed AI-Daradji, 2006, 110 min., Iraq, in Arabic w/ English Subtitles, Color, Digital)

-- Introduced by miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures (AMES).

Scarred Baghdad 2003... confusion, uncertainty and death engulf the bombed ruins of a Psychiatric asylum. Voyeuristically we move between the past and the present of three Iraqi lives entangled by the chaos of the American 'Shock and Awe' campaign...

Screen/Society--NC Latin American Film Festival--"La Jaula De Oro" ("The Golden Dream") [morning event!]

Film Screening [Note 10:00am starting time!]:

La Jaula De Oro (The Golden Dream)
(Diego Quemada-Diez, 2014, 102 min, Mexico, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, DVD) 

-- Preceded by a 9:30am brunch outside, in front of the Richard White Lecture Hall (no food/drinks allowed in the Lecture Hall!)
-- Discussion to follow!

America, glittering land of opportunity.