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  • National Theatre Live beams in to Weitz Cinema

    September 25, 2014

    MEDEA, starring Helen McCrory, will be featured in a screening of the National Theatre's production currently running in London on Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m.  (This screening is a previously recorded performance.)

  • International Film Forum announces Fall line-up

    September 11, 2014

    Monday nights at the Weitz Cinema will again see a wide-ranging series of films from around the world, courtesy of the International Film Forum.  Gearing up again on September 22, this term’s slate will also include colloquia with two featured artists, director Oscar Clemente (along with his documentary KEEP ON ROLLING screening October 6) and screenwriter Silvia Nanclares (in conjunction with MUY CERCA and LOS ILUSOS on November 3).

  • Northfield Film Festival

    Northfield Summer Film Fest

    June 24, 2014

    The Cannon Valley Elder Collegium and Carleton College are again pleased to present the Northfield Film Festival. The first movie, Bonnie and Clyde, is on July 8. The others are The Graduate, July 15; 2001–A Space Odyssey, July 22; and Chinatown, July 29.

     All evening screenings are free and open to the public.

    If you'd like to learn more about the films, enroll in the CVEC's class!  Each movie will be followed the morning after by a seminar led by faculty experts, 9:30-11:30 AM, also at the Weitz Center. Registration for these seminars begins on June 15 by mail or at the Northfield Senior Center, and $25 covers all four movies. The first seminar will be led by Jay Beck, Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, Carleton.

    For registration forms and more information, visit the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium Web site

  • Born This Way poster

    Born This Way

    May 13, 2014

    More people are imprisoned each year for homosexuality in Cameroon than any other country in the world.
    With intimate access to the lives of two young gay Cameroonians, Born This Way sketches a vivid portrait of day-to-day life in modern Africa. Lyrical imagery, devastating homophobia, glimpses of American culture and a hidden-camera courtroom drama coalesce into a story of what is possible in the global fight for equality.

    Born This Way will be screened on Thursday, May 15 at 7pm in Weitz Cinema. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

    Click here to watch the trailer.

  • Rita Rio and Her Orchestra in “The Girls in the Band."

    Special Screening: The Girls in the Band

    February 24, 2014

    Described as "engaging, informative, thorough and brimming with delightful characters" by New York Times reviewer, Jeannette Catsoulis, The Girls in the Band is a documentary about the sexism in Jazz ensembles during the 1930s and 40s. Many women were excluded from all-male bands during this time, but they moved on to create their own all-female bands. The film follows the lives of female jazz players who worked during the 1930s and 40s and reveals their gripping stories.

    The Girls in the Band will be screened on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:00 pm in the Weitz Cinema.

  • Rebecca Plotnick '14, a CAMS 287 student, working on her project.

    Stop Motion Animation Class Screening

    February 3, 2014

    The students in Britta Johnson's Stop Motion Animation class have been learning and developing the skills of stop motion animation for the past five weeks. On February 6th, at 5:30pm, their projects will come to life in Weitz Cinema in a special screening. Come support the students and the CAMS department and enjoy these interesting projects.

    For more information, click here.

    The final projects will be on continuous view in Weitz 229 beginning Tuesday, February 11th.

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