all films are subject to change upon availability
January 22-24 – The Intern
January 29-31 – Spectre
February 5-7 – The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2
February 12-14 – The Good Dinosaur
February 19-21 – The Big Short
February 26-28 – Creed
March 18-20 – Daddy's Home
March 25-27 – Sisters
April 1-3 – The Peanuts Movie
April 8-10 – The Martian
April 15-17 – Zoolander 2
April 22-24 – Joy
April 29- May 1 – Star Wars – The Force Awaken
**Blockbuster movies are held Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM & 10:30 PM and Sunday at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $2 per person**
Film for Thought Series
January 21– If These Halls Could Talk: If you have difficulties understanding students from other cultures, if you don’t know what to say or do when a conflict occurs as it relates to a diversity issue, then this film will help model for you what it will take to have conversations on diversity that are both authentic and life-changing. This film will provide a glimpse into what is still missing and what is needed if we are ever going to come together in our classrooms, on our campuses and in our communities. This film screened in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 28- Someone You Love: This poignant documentary takes a look into the lives of five women affected by HPV, the widely misunderstood and controversial virus that causes several types of cancer, including cervical. Cervical cancer is almost exclusively caused by HPV and it is the 2nd leading cancer in women. Meet five unforgettable women whose lives have been changed forever and even interrupted by this deadly virus.
February 4- Ballerina’s Tale: A feature documentary about African-American Ballerina Misty Copeland examining her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world. This film also includes exclusive, unseen footage of Misty performing.
February 11– 3 1/2 Minutes: On Black Friday 2012, four middle-class African-American law-abiding teenagers stopped at a gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. One of them, Jordan Davis, argued with Michael Dunn, a white man parked beside them, over the volume of the music playing in their car. The altercation turned tragedy when Dunn fired 10 bullets at the unarmed boys, killing Davis almost instantly. The film explores the danger and subjectively of Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense laws by weaving Dunn’s trial with a chorus of citizen and pundit opinions, and with Jordan Davis’ parents wrenching experiences in and out of the courtroom.
February 18- Warrior Champions: Warrior Champions tells the emotional and inspiring story of a group of severely wounded American Soldiers, as they fight to turn nightmares of war into Olympic dreams. Iraq War Veterans, as little as a year after losing limbs and suffering paralysis fighting for their country in Iraq, have set out to do what many thought impossible; to compete in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.
February 25- Anonymous People: The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. The moving story of The Anonymous People is told through the faces and voices of the leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them.
March 17- He Named Me Malala: This film is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban, severely wounded by a gunshot, and miraculously survived. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’ education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world.
March 24– The Homestretch: This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. These teenagers will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age.
April 7—The House I Live In: From dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America’s criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
April 14—The Year We Thought About Love: Go behind the scenes of one of the oldest queer youth theaters in America, with the camera crew as the follow the story of Boston-based True Colors: Out Youth Theater. They transforms daily struggles into performance for social change. After the Boston Marathon bombs explode yards from their rehearsal space, the troupe becomes even more determined to share their stories of love to help their city heal.
April 21—The Woman Who Wasn’t There: Go inside the mind of on of history’s most infamous 9/11 survivors. Tania Head rose to national prominence when she become the President of the World trade Center Survivors network. But Tania was never in the Twin Towers on 9/11 and her entire story was a invention of her imagination.
April 28—Young @ Heart: Their average age is 81, but the spirited members of the Young@Heart Chorus perform songs by artisits from The Clash to Coldplay for audiences around the world. After two months of filming, the end result is an inspirational journey with a singular group of people who may be old in body, but refuse to grow old in spirit.
All Film for Though screenings are shown in Sykes Theatre.
Free to students, faculty, and staff with valid ID. $2 cash to the public.
Thursdays at 7:30PM