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Contraband

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

CONTRABAND poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

Contraband (1940), 92 mins.

One of the classic early collaborations between the British director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Contraband is an entertaining espionage thriller set in London during the first year of World War II. Also known as Blackout for its U.S. release. Read more

Route 66, Westbound to Paradise

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture entitled SWARM

Route 66 is known as the “road to opportunity” linking Chicago to Los Angeles beginning in the mid 1920s.  The road functions as a metaphorical bridge, connecting the country socially and culturally. Read more

Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:30pm

Picture of an automatic rifle with title Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

From oral histories collected by CSUN professors José Luis Benavides and Kent Kirkton of the Institute for Arts & Media.  Adapted and directed by Peter Grego. This devised piece explodes with the words and testimony of actual hero/survivors of the conditions in present-day Mexico. Read more

Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:30pm

Picture of an automatic rifle with title Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

From oral histories collected by CSUN professors José Luis Benavides and Kent Kirkton of the Institute for Arts & Media.  Adapted and directed by Peter Grego. This devised piece explodes with the words and testimony of actual hero/survivors of the conditions in present-day Mexico. Read more

Carmen

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:30pm

Carmen poster

Captivating and capricious, this re-envisioned Carmen fills the stage with contemporary Mexican heat and passion. Called a “hit parade of opera's most intoxicating melodies", this riveting tale of love and jealousy was Bizet's final work, breaking barriers and paving the way for a whole, new realistic form of opera.  Directed by Maurice Godin, Musical director John Roscigno. Read more

49th Parallel

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:00pm

49th Parallel poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER


49th Parallel (1941), 123 mins.

A Nazi U-boat crew is stranded in Canada and must make its way across the border into the still-neutral United States. 49th Parallel is at once a compelling piece of anti-isolationist propaganda and a quick-witted wartime thriller from the team of Powell and Pressburger. Read more

One of Our Aircraft is Missing

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

One of Our Aircraft is Missing poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), 102 mins.

One of Our Aircraft is Missing is the first film Powell and Pressburger made under the banner of their joint production company, The Archers. Echoing the plot of their previous film, here British pilots are caught behind enemy lines and must make their way to safety. Read more

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp poster

CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), 163 mins.

Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made, Powell and Pressburger’s Colonel Blimp is a stirring cinematic masterpiece like no other. An emotional and slyly satirical film about war, love, aging, and obsolescence, shot in glorious Technicolor. Read more

Bat Boy, the Musical

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Batboy the Musical poster

From the reliably true story in the tabloid Weekly World News comes this musical comedy/horror show about a strange half boy/half bat creature discovered in a West Virginia cave.   Read more

Bat Boy, the Musical

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm

Batboy the Musical poster

From the reliably true story in the tabloid Weekly World News comes this musical comedy/horror show about a strange half boy/half bat creature discovered in a West Virginia cave.   Read more

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