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Inside the Human Genome: Darwin or Intelligent Design?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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The CSU Northridge College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Presents a Richard W. Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies: "Inside the Human Genome: Darwin or Intelligent Design?"

Please join us as acclaimed evolutionary geneticist Dr. John C. Avise addresses the philosophical question of “why” with regards to the myriad of imperfections that exist in our biological world. Read more

Jewish Music

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Cantor Mike Stein

Presented by Cantor Mike Stein

Enjoy great Jewish music... Read more

The Tales of Hoffmann

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

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CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Tales of Hoffmann (1951), 128 mins.

Powell and Pressburger create a phantasmagoric marriage of cinema and opera in this unique take on a classic story. The Tales of Hoffman is a feverishly romantic mix of music, dance, and visual effects, and one of the most exhilarating opera films ever produced. Read more

Ill Met by Moonlight

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ill Met by Moonlight poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

Ill Met by Moonlight (1957), 102 mins.

Ill Met by Moonlight is set during World War II on the island of Crete and tells the story of two British officers whose job it is to kidnap a Nazi general. Also known as Night Ambush in the U.S., Powell and Pressburger’s superb war film is among their final collaborations. Read more

Peeping Tom

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

Peeping Tom poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL

Peeping Tom (1960), 101 mins.

A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary Peeping Tom is the story of a psychopathic cameraman set on murderous revenge. Initially reviled for its deeply unsettling subject matter, the film has since been hailed as a masterpiece. Read more

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