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Film - Gasland Part II (2013)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar nominated film Gasland, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global scale.

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Kinky Boots (2005)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Kinky Boots (2005)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Flawless (1999)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Flawless (1999)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Tootsie (1982)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Tootsie (1982)

Classic Film Series- He’s a Lady: A Brief History of Drag in Film- Some Like It Hot (1959)

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Fresh City Life explores the role of male drag and crossdressing in films. Much like classic cabaret drag queens, these films represent one thing on the surface and, for those willing to look for it, reveal so much more through subtext and innuendo. Underneath the makeup and the theatrical dressing and the sharp-tongued rejoinders, there is humanity and understanding and compassion. But there are also laughs. There must always be laughs.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Documentary Film Series: Saving Face, Directed by Daniel Junge

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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room

Dr. Vincent Piturro leads a film viewing and discussion of the 2011 Oscar winner for documentary short. SAVING FACE is a harshly realistic view of some incredibly strong and impressive women. Every year in Pakistan, many women are victimized by brutal acid attacks, with numerous cases going unreported. Plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad left his prominent London practice to return to his home country and help the victims of such attacks.

Ages 16+ This film contains sensitive material and graphic images, which may not be appropriate for all viewers.

Saturday Sessions- Lute with Ben Cohen

Film
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Let’s party like its 1599! Lutenist Ben Cohen performs lively lute music from the renaissance to the early baroque, including music of Elizabethan England by famed English composer John Dowland, and German baroque music by J.S. Bach’s contemporary Silvius Leopold Weiss.
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Film Series- Hollywood Regency- A Star is Born, 1954

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Directed by George Cukor. Starring Judy Garland, James Mason. Judy Garland’s triumphant comeback movie. It was a blockbuster at the box office and launched the last chapter of her public life -- huge international concerts and television appearances. In A Star is Born, viewers get to see all the drive and talent and pathos that fueled Judy Garland. See the legend in the legendary film. 154 minutes. Rated PG.
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Film Series-The Golden Year of Hollywood- Ninotchka, 1939

Film
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Directed by Ernest Lubitsch. Starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas. Why is Ninotchka so special in the pantheon of golden age films? Greta Garbo, the serious Swedish sphinx had never laughed on film and rarely smiled either. In this comedy co-written by Billy Wilder, a clever love story with great dialogue propels Garbo toward her first big screen laugh – and she’s pretty funny doing it, too. 110 minutes. Not rated.
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Film Series- Rutanya Alda Tribute-When a Stranger Calls (1979)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Room

Directed by Fred Walton. Starring Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda. “Fred Walton's 1979 chiller When a Stranger Calls explores the oft-heard urban legend of the lonely babysitter terrified by phone calls coming from somewhere ... within the house!

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