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Mar
12
Thu
MSU Film Collective: GET OUT @ B122 Wells Hall
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: GET OUT @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

3/12 Get Out (dir. Jordan Peele, 2017)

Presented by Lamar Johnson

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

Mar
19
Thu
MSU Film Collective: THE WORLD @ B122 Wells Hall
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: THE WORLD @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

3/19 The World (dir. Jia Zhangke, 2004)

Presented by Kaveh Askari

At the Beijing World Park, a theme park that displays small versions of famous world monuments, one of the performers, Tao (Zhao Tao), is dating a guard named Taisheng (Taisheng Chen). However, they have a difficult bond, full of jealousy and miscommunication. While Tao forms friendships with other performers, Taisheng develops a fascination with Qun (Yi-qun Wang), a woman trying to join her husband in France. Despite their differences, Tao and Taisheng attempt to continue their relationship.

Apr
2
Thu
Elusive Conversations Philosophy & Environmental Governance Symposium @ Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – Apr 3 @ 7:45 pm
Elusive Conversations  Philosophy & Environmental Governance Symposium @ Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Elusive Conversations Symposium

hosted by MSU Philosophy & Environmental Governance

Two day symposium with three keynote speakers.

KEYNOTE  SPEAKERS

Deborah McGregor
York University’s Osgoode
Hall Law School

Christopher Preston
University of Montana

Andrew Light
George Mason University & World Resources Institute

The richness and diversity of contemporary environmental philosophy remains largely absent from the everyday dis- course and decision-making processes of
environmental governance. One reason for this is a sincere difficulty in translating the less tangible and measurable aspects of our environmental relationships into community practices and governing policies. More difficult still, the mechanisms of environmental decision-making have been historically structured
under the influence of latent environmental philosophies that are neither neutral nor equally welcoming to all considerations. The best plans too often produce the same impoverished results.

THIS SYMPOSIUM seeks to envision a richer and more inclusive environmental governance, proposing specific steps for how environmental philosophy can better engage current governance practices.

 

MSU Film Collective: DRY KISSES ONLY @ B122 Wells Hall
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: DRY KISSES ONLY @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

4/2 Dry Kisses Only (dir. Kaucyila Brooke & Jane Cottis, 1990)

Presented by Sarah Panuska

Through manipulated film clips, the hilarious commentary of Theory Woman and interviews with the Lesbian on the Street, this marvelous film explores the lesbian subtext of classical films—the dry kisses of the film’s title. Hollywood movies are re-edited to find the truth behind the relationships between the heroine and the “other woman.” Dykella and Dykenna chew over lesbian vampire stereotypes. And gossip columnist Lady Manilla Lively gives the inside scoop on lesbians in today’s Hollywood. DRY KISSES ONLY tells a story at once obvious and long-overdue, affirming the validity of lesbian readings of popular culture and the tenuous truths of gossip.

Apr
9
Thu
MSU Film Collective: CURE @ B122 Wells Hall
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: CURE @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

4/9 Cure (dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997)

Presented by Joshua Yumibe

Cure is part atmospheric crime film and part philosophical meditation. Detective Takabe (Koji Yakusho) is tracking a series of identical murders, committed under the same bizarre circumstances. Nothing seems to connect the murders and Takabe becomes increasingly frustrated.

Apr
16
Thu
MSU Film Collective: FAST COLOR @ B122 Wells Hall
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: FAST COLOR @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

4/16 Fast Color (dir. Julie Hart, 1998)

Presented by Bria Harper

Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman who has supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, while being pursued by the local sheriff, she begins to mend the broken relationships with her mother and daughter and learns that the power she needed was inside her all along.

Apr
23
Thu
MSU Film Collective: MSU STUDENT FILM SHOWCASE @ B122 Wells Hall
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSU Film Collective: MSU STUDENT FILM SHOWCASE @ B122 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

4/23 MSU Student Film Showcase

Presented by Pete Johnston

A celebration of the best MSU student films from the year.