The 15th annual installment of the semester-long film series, New Asia Cinema, explores diverse, transcendent, and transformative stories, identities, representations, and experiences of migrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, and outsiders.

September 11—December 4, 2019, Wednesdays 7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 13, November 27

Isenberg School of Management, 137

This provocative documentary traces the influence of 20th-century developments including the internet, cybernetics and systems theory, multimedia art, new concepts in psychology and military research.

September 19, 2019
7:00 pm

Amherst Cinema
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Philip Glass Ensemble, the legendary composer Philip Glass will join the Philip Glass Ensemble to perform a live film concert of his original score of Godfrey Reggio’s cinematic masterpiece, Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance.

September 22, 2019
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

In the 1960s, Masao Adachi was a well-known avant-garde film director and scriptwriter in Japan. In the 1970s, after he and his friend Koji Wakamatsu worked on a documentary about the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Adachi joined the Japanese Red Army and went underground.

September 23, 2019
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S-331

How could a highly talented sculptor like Arno Breker—who had met French avant-garde artists in Paris in the 1920s and whose work was first considered “degenerate art” by the Nazis—become Adolf Hitler’s preferred sculptor and protégé?

September 24, 2019
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S-240

The Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies presents a workshop, rough-cut film screening, and discussion with director James June Schneider: Film Revolt: They Called Themselves Newsreel (France/USA, 2020.

September 25, 2019
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S404 (Film Studies Screening Room)

 View a sneak peek of documentary, “Fire and Flood: Queer Resilience in an Era of Climate Change,” followed by facilitated discussion. 

September 25, 2019
7:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

"Change the Subject" tells the story of a group of students at Dartmouth College, who, from their first days at Dartmouth, were committed to advancing and promoting the rights and dignity of undocumented peoples.

October 4, 2019
1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Dwight Hall 101, Mount Holyoke College
A double film screening honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

November 8, 2019
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level