EVENTS

Calendar

Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
(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[...]
Mar 22 @ 7:28 pm B122 Wells Hall
(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[...]
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Robin Theatre
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[...]
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm B117 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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.
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Abrams Planetarium
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  
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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.
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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,[...]
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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.
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Broad Art Museum Sculpture Garden
Alien Wonders (& Paranoid Fantasies) 7:30pm • Friday, September 14, 2018 • Broad Art Museum Sculpture Garden • MSU Join us outdoors and under the stars for an out-of-this-world film experience featuring sci‑fi cinema, programmed in[...]
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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’[...]
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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.
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Robin Theatre
Technology and Identity || Sondra Perry Works 7:00pm • Friday, December 7, 2018 • The Robin Theatre, REO Town, Lansing Sondra Perry mixes 3D digital animation with found footage from video games, YouTube, and other popular[...]
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
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[...]
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm Robin Theatre
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[...]
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
1/17 School Daze (Spike Lee, 1988) Presented by Ken Harrow At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap (Larry Fishburne) immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and social movements — one day he hopes to[...]
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm RCAH Theater, Snyder Hall Basement
This premiere screening of more than a dozen cinepoems celebrates the collaboration of filmmakers and poets from the MSU Film Studies Program, the RCAH Center for Poetry, and other filmmakers and poets from across the[...]