Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film
Jan. 14 - PRIDE
(Matthew Warchus, UK, 120 min., rated 14A)
Based on the true story of the gay community’s support for the 1984 Mineworkers strike in England. Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Paddy Considine. View trailer.
Jan. 21 - TBA
Jan. 28 - THE OVERNIGHTERS
(Jesse Moss, US , 102 min., rated PG)
A pastor in a US fracking town takes in migrants looking for work, with devastating consequences. View trailer.
Cosponsored by the MA in Social Justice and Equity Studies on the occasion of the 8th Niagara Social Justice Forum on Jan. 31.
Feb. 4 - FORCE MAJEURE (Turist)
(Ruben Östlund, Sweden/France/Norway, 118 min., rated 14A)
When disaster threatens a young family on a ski vacation in the Alps, a father makes a split-second decision that changes everything. View trailer.
Feb. 11 - MY OLD LADY
(Israel Horovitz, UK/France/US, 107 min., rated PG)
A down-and-out writer inherits an apartment in Paris, only to learn that he cannot evict the elderly woman who lives there. Starring Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline. View trailer.
Feb. 18 - ROSEWATER
(Jon Stewart, US, 103 min., rated 14A)
Based on the true story of Maziar Bahari, the Iranian-Canadian journalist detained and tortured in Iran for 118 days in 2009. View trailer.
Feb. 25 - TBA
Mar. 4 - TBA
Mar. 18 - TBA
Mar. 25 - TBA
Apr. 1 - TBA