EVENTS

Calendar

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
7:00 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
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
7:00 pm
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Iranian Film Night Moderator: Kaveh Askari
Wells Hall, B117
10:30 am
Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 10:30-10:45am – Welcome 10:45-11:45am – Kristian Petersen, “Muslim Movie Stars: The Celebrity Politics of Islam in Public” 12:00-1:00pm – Amir Hussain, “Keeping It Real: Muslims Creating Muslim[...]
International Center, Room 303
4:30 pm
Showing “Missing Johnny” (2017) and “The Great Buddha” (2017).
B115 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
9:30 am
The 2018 Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 9:30-10:30am – Sitara Thobani, “Locating the Tawa’if Courtesan-Dancer in South Asian ‘Muslim Cinemas’” 10:45-11:45am – Fakhri Haghani, “Defa-e Moghadas (Sacred Defense) and the Making of[...]
International Center, Room 303
5:30 pm
Enlightened Forms: Embodiment and Visual Spaces in Abstract Film 5:30pm • Friday • 13 April 2018 • Abrams Planetarium MSU, 755 Science Rd., East Lansing TBA —Programmed by Kelly Egan, with Lyn Goeringer  
Abrams Planetarium
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
9:00 am
One of the defining and intractable issues in contemporary literature of the Global South, African, South Asian, and Postcolonial in general, is dislocated people seeking refuge across national boundaries. This Symposium is a reflection on[...]
International Center, Rooms 302-303
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
12:00 pm
Dr. Phillips will discuss 3 ongoing research projects at the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC), and reflect on lessons learned from interdisciplinarity.
MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
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