Film Screenings and Talks by invited guests
Sponsored by the Film Studies Program. For more information, contact
Julie Grossman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Film Talks are hosted in the Science Center Addition (Room 100), Campus Center (James Commons), and the Performing Arts Center throughout the semester.
Wednesday, February 8th
Ava Duvernay's acclaimed documentary "13TH"
about the prison system and race in America.
Sponsored by the Film Program, Multicultural Affairs, Political Science and Legal Studies, the Assistant to the Provost for Diversity, the History Department’s "Ripped from the Headlines" series, and the Department of Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology, Le Moyne College
Food and beverages will be served!
Science Center Addition, Room 100, 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 14th
BROOKLYN, a viewing of the 2015 film starring Saoirse Ronin, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, and directed by John Crowley.
Co-sponsored with the Irish Studies program, Le Moyne College.
Science Center Addition, Room 100, 5:30pm
Sunday, March 19th
HOW TO DEFUSE A BOMB (2016)
A documentary film about the founding and history of Project Children.
Directed by Des Henderson and narrated by Liam Neeson.
Sponsored by the Irish Studies Program, the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Alumni Affairs, and the Film Program, Le Moyne College.
Q and A with the founder of the organization, Denis Mulcahy, in attendance. Reception to follow!
James Commons, Campus Center, 1:30pm
Tuesday, April 11th
FILMTALK: THE ART OF THE SCORE.
Co-Presentation with Le Moyne College Music Program.
Described by film critic Leonard Maltin as "The top of the line of film pianists," veteran silent film composer Donald Sosin will be joined by vocalist Joanna Seaton for an evening of silent film and live music. The evening will include a screening of Buster Keaton’s hilarious short film One Week with live music, opportunities for audience interaction, and a Q&A with the artists!
Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm
Wednesday, April 19th
FILMTALK: an evening with celebrated screenwriter and director Paul Schrader
(screenwriter for Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and many other films, and directed Affliction, Auto Focus, American Gigolo, and many other films). Mr. Schrader will talk about his experiences as a filmmaker and answer questions from the audience.
Performing Arts Center, 7:00pm