EVENTS

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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
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
7:30 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
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
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
7:00 pm
Tilsammens/Together (Lucas Moodysson, 2000) Presented by Bill Vincent In 1970s Sweden, the commune “Together” discovers that it definitely is not together.  Gradually, the group reforms and rediscovers what they were looking for in the first place.
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Student Film Showcase Presented by Pete Johnston A celebration of student created films from the past year, followed by a Q&A with some of the film creators.
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Robert Zemeckis, 1988) Presented by Mihaela Mihailova Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a live-action/animated film based on Gary K. Wolf’s 1981 novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit? In this movie’s version of 1940s Hollywood,[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
9 to 5 (Colin Higgins, 1980) Presented by Ellen McCallum Pour yourself a cup of ambition and revel in the madcap workplace comedy 9 to 5. This 1980 film crested the second wave of feminism, as the[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Faces Places (Agnes Varda and JR, 2017) Presented by Alexandra Hidalgo Director Agnès Varda and photographer and muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Dor (Nagesh Kukunoor, 2006) Presented by Sitara Thobani Expanding upon themes of separation, loss, migration and gender, Dor (2006) draws attention to those aspects of contemporary migrant labour that are often overlooked. Based on true events, the film[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Solitary Life of Cranes (Eva Weber, 2008) and London (Patrick Keiller, 1994) Presented by Lyn Goeringer In The Solitary Life of Cranes, crane operators high above a city observe the comings and goings of people. Patrick Keiller’s London follows offscreen ex-lovers around[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh, 2012) Presented by Mikki Kressbach By day, Mike (Channing Tatum) makes ends meet any way he can — handyman jobs, detailing cars or designing furniture. But nighttime is when Mike really gets[...]
B122 Wells Hall
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Anupama Prabhala Kapse will discuss Shanta Apte and the Aesthetics of Anger on October 5th from 1:00 – 3:00pm in B342 Wells Hall. Anupama Kapse is Associate Professor at the School of Film and Television in[...]
MSU B342 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960) Presented by Justus Nieland In Wilder’s biting send-up of the culture of the midcentury office, C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) is an insurance clerk who loans out his apartment for his bosses’[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Baran (Majid Majidi, 2001) Presented by Ken Harrow Baran is the story of Afghan refugees told through the eyes of an Iranian teenage boy named Lateef. His devotion to a person he barely knows leads him to[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Joel Potrykus is a Michigan-based screenwriter and director, hailed by The AV Club as “one of the most interesting and unusual new voices in American independent film.” His work has screened at the Lincoln Center[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Coca-Cola Kid (Dušan Makavejev, 1985) Presented by Joshua Yumibe Becker (Eric Roberts) is an American marketing expert working for the Coca-Cola Company. He is extremely dedicated to his work and travels the world pushing the[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Salt for Svanetia (Mikhail Kalatozov, 1930) Presented by Michael Kunichika As one of the earliest ethnographic films, it documents the life of the Svan people in the isolated mountain village of Ushguli in Svanetia.
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears (Vladimir Menshov, 1980) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Living together in a workers’ dorm, Katerina (Vera Alentova) and her friends are determined to make it in Moscow. But when a boorish cameraman[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Forgotten Space (Allan Sekula, 2010) Presented by Lily Woodruff  The Forgotten Space follows container cargo aboard ships, barges, trains and trucks, listening to workers, engineers, planners, politicians, and those alienated by the global transport system. We[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
Un Coeur en Hiver (Claude Sautet, 1993) Presented by Bill Vincent Violin player Camille (Emmanuelle Béart) begins an affair with Maxime (André Dussollier), who is prepared to leave his wife. But then Camille goes to Maxime’s[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel and Ethan Coen, 1994) Presented by Dan Smith New York City, December 1958. Newly arrived from Indiana, Norville Barnes walks into the Hudsucker Building just as the company president leaps to his death from[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
1/10 Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998) Presented by Justus Nieland and Joshua Yumibe Shot on the grounds of the elite private school once attended by Rushmore’s now-famous director, Wes Anderson’s charming second film is a comic coming-of-age story[...]
B122 Wells Hall
7:00 pm
LISTEN / HEAR 7:00pm • Friday, January 11, 2019 • The Robin Theatre, REO Town 1105 S. Washington Ave., Lansing, MI 48910 Take a moment to step back, take a breath, and listen. Listen/Hear is[...]
Robin Theatre