Film
Join filmmaker Eileen Jerrett as we screen Blueberry Soup, a documentary about the recent protest and constitutional change in Iceland.

November 5, 2014
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S404

Hear Our Stories, a digital storytelling research project about young Latina mothers in Holyoke, will be highlighted during a screening of videos created by participants.

November 5, 2014
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall
Dr. Shakti Butler, filmmaker and racial equity educator, has decades of experience as a prime mover for racial equity.

November 6, 2014
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Room

My ‘89 (2009, directed by Stepan Altrichter, Konrad Kästner, Josephine Frydetzki, Esti Amrami, Jöns Jönsson and Banu Kepenek, former students of the Konrad Wolf Film University Babelsberg). These shorts are captivating because of the international views presented by the personal reflections that these young directors communicate in recounting their experience of the events of 1989.

November 12, 2014
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Herzpsprung (1992): Johanna, a young mother and widow, lives in the little town of Herzsprung. Almost nothing has changed since German unification, except the rise in unemployment and racism, which also affect Johanna’s life.

November 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
Last Year Titanic (1991) covers the period from December 1989 through 1990—the last months of the GDR and the first months in united Germany. Director Andreas Voigt paints an important picture of this historic period in German history filled with social and economical insecurity.

November 20, 2014
7:00 pm

Herter Hall, 231