UPC presents a Late Night double feature: Frozen sing-a-long and Magnificent, Family Weekend as well!
October 24—October 26, 2014, Sun/Fri 8:00 pm-12:00 am
The New Black examines how the African American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the marriage equality movement and the fight over LGBT rights.Yoruba Richen, award-winning documentary filmmaker, will be facilitating.
October 27, 2014
Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Room
Maria (Corinna Harfouch), a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark (André Hennicke), a Jewish actor. She accepts her dream job at a theater in Munich, but Mark is banned from performing—except at the Jewish Kulturbund Theatre in Berlin. Maria discovers she is unable to live without Mark, but the Nazi Nuremberg Laws strictly forbid their relationship.
October 30, 2014
National Yiddish Book Center
Join filmmaker Eileen Jerrett as we screen Blueberry Soup, a documentary about the recent protest and constitutional change in Iceland.
November 5, 2014
Integrative Learning Center, S404
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
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
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.