EVENTS

Calendar

7:00 pm
Presented by John Valadez Michigan native Michael Moore’s début film Roger and Me not only broke new ground in its presentation of the documentary essay, but was also a commercial and critical success.  Released in 1989 the[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Oedipal Effigies & Modern Myths 7pm • Friday, January 26, 2018 Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing —Programmed by Yelena Kalinsky & Ellen McCallum Taking a cue from the Broad’s exhibition Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and[...]
Broad Art Museum, Educational Wing
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Introducing the Center to MSU.
TBD
7:00 pm
2/8 Without You I’m Nothing (John Boskovich, 1990) Presented by Ellen McCallum Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show’s pieces with concept vignettes and ‘testimonials’ to underscore[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
2/15 Waiting For Guffman (Christopher Guest, 1996) Presented by Dan Smith This mockumentary follows the irrepressible Corky St. Clair as he writes and directs a musical extravaganza for the sesquicentennial of Blaine, Missouri. When he invites a[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998) Presented by Justus Nieland Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski who insists on being called “the Dude,” a laid-back, easygoing burnout who happens to have the same name as[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Haiti Bride 7pm • Friday, February 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing Haiti Bride is a 2014 Caribbean avant-garde film written, produced, and directed by Trinidadian filmmaker Robert Yao Ramesar. It tells the[...]
Robin Theatre
7:00 pm
(Luis Buñuel, 1972) Presented by Lily Woodruff The ambassador of the Latin American republic of Miranda, M. Thevenot, his wife Simone and her sister Florence arrive for a dinner party at the house of Alice[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Discussion by Kyle Whyte about Indigenous approaches to the ethics of knowledge exchange.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
7:00 pm
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
A discussion by Nida Abdullah about a framework for capturing interdisciplinary dialogue.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
7:28 pm
(Nalan Kumarasamy, 2013) Presented by Amrutha Kanapulli Two unemployed young men meet a rather fringe character called Das. Das is essentially a courteous kidnapper. If he had any wealth, he could be called a gentleman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Beauty and the Glitch 7pm • Friday, March 23, 2018 • Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing Beauty and the Glitch celebrates contemporary digital animation’s power to confound, provoke, and mesmerize. From the hypnotic neural landscapes[...]
Robin Theatre
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Screening of Thrust into Heaven, a documentary about “forced” conversions of Hindu women married to Muslim men in Pakistan, and panel discussion with filmmaker Dr. Jürgen Schaflechner, in the Green Room, 4th Floor, MSU Library
7:30 pm
Prior to James Naremore’s talk on March 28, there will be a screening of his 1990 film To Sleep With Anger. Vagabond Harry (Danny Glover) pays an unexpected visit to his old chum Gideon (Paul Butler), who accepts[...]
B122 Wells Hall
4:10 pm
James Naremore is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, and the author of Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge, the first book-length study of the director. His other books include More than Night: Film Noir[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
3/29 Buzzard (Joel Potrykus, 2014) Presented by Joel Potrykus Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to hide-out in his co-worker’s basement while his latest con cools off. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, a[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The University Interdisciplinary Colloquium celebrates excellence in interdisciplinary research that involves humanists or artists as partners. Presentations will be delivered by accomplished interdisciplinary scholars who are engaged in work that integrates a wide variety of[...]
Lake Superior Room, MSU Union
7:00 pm
A film screening and discussion with Film Producer John Morrissey, who in addition to producing American History X is currently producing the documentary A Murder in Mansfield directed by legendary documentarian Barbara Kopple. Free and[...]
B117 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000) Presented by Josh Lam A blistering satire of network television’s pitfalls and prejudices, a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a television writer’s stunning rise[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Indian Film Night Moderators: S. Pillai & J. Singh
Wells Hall, B117
5:30 pm
Please join ENG 818: “Substrates of Cinema: Infrastructure, Media, Logistics” for a Skype conversation with Dr. Shannon Mattern(The New School) about her recent work and Bill Morrison’s celebrated film Dawson City: Frozen Time. In addition to Morrison’s film,[...]
B342 Wells Hall