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Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams Book Signing and Documentary Viewing

Wednesday, March 06 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Oviatt Library: Ferman Presentation Room
http://library.csun.edu/blogs/goingson/rushing-waters/

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us for a book signing and documentary viewing with Denise M. Sandoval, Ph.D. CSU, Northridge Chicano Studies Professor and John Cantú, Independent Filmmaker as they discuss the book and documentary Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams: How the Arts are Transforming a Community.

Film Events

Thursday, February 07, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Camera Buff (Amator), 1979 -- 117 mins.

Camera Buff is a tragi-comic exploration of the craft of filmmaking. Insightful and self-reflexive, this fictional film about a documentary filmmaker is commonly referred to as a watershed in Kieslowski's transition from documentary to fiction filmmaking.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Blind Chance (Przypadek), 1981 -- 122 mins.

Kieslowski's Blind Chance presents three separate storylines, told in succession, about a man running after a train and the different futures that could result from this seemingly ordinary incident. A transcendental meditation on fate, coincidence and choice.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE


Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

No End (Bez konca), 1984 -- 109 mins.

In No End, Kieslowski tells the story of a woman coping with the death of her husband during Poland's turmoil of the 1980s. Here Kieslowski reveals his career-long interest in the connections between the individual psyche and the politics of collective institutions.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue I & II (Dekalog I & II) (1988) -- 120 mins.

Kieslowski's Decalogue explores the timeless moral issues of human existence through ten contemporary tales inspired by the Ten Commandments. The series begins with the first two touching and thought-provoking episodes, Decalogue I and Decalogue II.

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Thursday, March 07, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue III & IV (Dekalog III & IV) (1988) -- 120 mins.

The Decalogue continues with the next two episodes, Decalogue III, which tells the story of a chance encounter between a married man and his former lover, and Decalogue IV, where Kieslowski takes on the commandment to honor one's mother and father.

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue V & VI (Dekalog V & VI) (1988) -- 120 mins.

Decalogue V & VI continue Kieslowski's Decalogue with two episodes that were later expanded into longer feature films. Decalogue V deals with the commandment against killing and Decalogue VI addresses the commandment against adultery.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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11:00 am - 9:00 pm - USU Northridge Center
http://www.csun.edu/sustainability

The Institute for Sustainability is hosting its annual Water Day event on Wednesday March 20th in the USU Northridge Center (World Water Day- the official UN-designated day dedicated to water issues is March 22nd) from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. There are two separate sessions (to coincide with class times), from 11:00 - 12:15pm and from 12:30 - 1:45pm.

In the first session, you will have the opportunity to see if you can taste the difference between bottled versus tap water. We will also show (part of) the documentary "Tapped" which deals with the issues of bottled water and privatization of water, and have a facilitated discussion of issues surrounding bottled water including the results of the taste test.

In the second session we will discuss water for the developing world and will be hosting a presentation by the Thirst Project (www.thirstproject.org). Is the water safe to drink? Not for 1 billion people! What can YOU do? The Thirst Project raised $2.6 million and have given 100,000 access to clean water. Thirst Project was started by students just like YOU!

At 7pm in the USU Theatre, we will be co-hosting a film screening of "Over Troubled Waters" with Food and Water Watch. An engaging discussion with experts will follow the film. Find out about the state of out water and what you can do. The fate of California's water is in your hands!

Please come and invite your students to join us for this educational event.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue VII & VIII (Dekalog VII & VIII) (1988) -- 120 mins.

The Decalogue continues with episodes seven and eight of the series. Decalogue VII concerns a woman abducting her own child, who has been raised by her parents as her sister, and Decalogue VIII is about the complicated issue of bearing false witness.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue IX & X (Dekalog IX & X) (1988) -- 120 mins.

The Decalogue series concludes with Kieslowski taking on the coveting of another's wife in Decalogue IX, and the coveting of goods in Decalogue X. A powerful pair of films to close-out the series in a playful way and with a darkly comedic flourish.

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