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Screening of To the Mountaintops: China and India reach for global stardom

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Premiere Screening of To the Mountaintops: China and India reach for global stardom

In a corner of our planet, side-by-side, are two of the most dynamic nations on earth — India and China. Together, they are nearly a third of humanity. Their contemporary achievements in building advanced societies are unprecedented in their long, illustrious histories and are of dramatic consequence for the world community. Both are projected to become global powerhouses in the 21st Century. One is  Read more

Screening: 7 Days in Syria

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

7 Days in Syria

The documentary 7 Days in Syria shines a light on one of the largest humanitarian disasters of the 21st Century – an ongoing, 6-year war that has killed an estimated 400,000 people and displaced more than half of Syria’s population. Read more

Salam Neighbor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

Salam Neighbor

"Salam Neighbor" is a documentary about the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordon's Zaatari refugee camp. The screening kicks off a series of campus events hosted by CSUN's Middle East and Islamic Studies program that will address the impact of new U.S. policies being made concerning refugees and Muslims in the United States.

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Mirar Morir

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Mirar Morir

Join us for this public screening of the documentary, Mirar Morir; el Ejército en la Noche de Iguala. Following the death of six people and the disappearance of 43 young students in Iguala, Guerrero, almost two years ago, Read more

Glacial Balance: Film Screening

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:45pm

Glacial Balance

The Institute for Sustainability is hosting a free screening of GLACIAL BALANCE followed by a Q&A session with filmmaker Ethan Steinman whose award winning documentary takes us from Colombia to Argentina, getting to know those who are the first to be affected by melting glacial reserves. The film offers an opportunity to hear, in the locals’ own words, the human impacts of a climate out of control.  Read more

"Scott Pilgrim vs the World" launches Comics on Screen film series

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:30pm

Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Edgar Wright’s cult favorite, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), was adapted from Bryan Lee O’Malley’s popular graphic novel series (2004-2010). The film, scripted by Wright and Michael Bacall, stars Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Film, anime, videogame, and comics influences collide in this comedic martial arts, rock ‘n’ roll fantasy. Read more

Above and Beyond

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 10:00am

Above and Beyond, film

This new documentary by Nancy Spielberg tells the story of the American and other foreign fighter pilots who... Read more

Hidden histories: Orientals, Love Boat, and the Chinese Gardens

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

The Chinese Gardens - detail from poster

Professor Valerie Soe (Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University) will be discussing her work on experimental and documentary films, including The Chinese Garden about the 19th century anti‐Chinese Movement in Port Townsend, WA and her current project Love Boat: Taiwan Read more