• Mike Curb College logo, Armer Theater logo, Dept Chair Jon Stahl interviewing Darren Star in the Armer Theater

Public Screenings - April 2014

The following screenings are open to the campus community and to the general public.
Admission is free.

Ashani Sanket dvd cover
Thurs, April 3
 -- 7 PM


Distant Thunder (Ashani Sanket) (1973), 101 mins.

Set during World War II, Distant Thunder tells the story of the man-made famine that caused the deaths of five million inhabitants of Colonial Bengal. An emotionally charged film that contrasts the course of terrible events and the astonishing beauty of the world.

 Sonar Kella poster
Thurs, April 17 -- 7 PM


The Golden Fortress (Sonar Kella) (1974), 120 mins.

A young boy is haunted by memories of a previous life and is kidnapped by sinister scheming bandits. A bewitching comedy-thriller, The Golden Fortress shows Ray at his most playful and includes some of the most memorable performances in Bengali cinema.

The Chess Players (Shatranj Ke Khilari) poster
Thurs, April 24 -- 7 PM


The Chess Players (Shatranj Ke Khilari) (1977), 113 mins.

The Chess Players focuses on events surrounding Britain’s colonial involvement in India in the late nineteenth-century. Employing Western actors and stars from the Bombay cinema, the film was Ray’s most expensive production and one of his few to utilize English dialog. 


Movie poster for THE GREEN GIRL documentary

Fri, April 25 -- 7 PM

CTVA MFA Student George Pappy’s New Documentary

The Green Girl  (2014), 96 mins.

Susan Oliver: To millions of Star Trek fans, the was The Green Girl.  For the first generation ever raised on television, she was so much more.  

Q&A with George Pappy after the screening.