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World Cinema Series: The Flowers of War

Nov 24

World Cinema Series: The Flowers of War 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers of War" (2011) (R) A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan’s rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

Apr 8

Provost Film Series: A Bottle in the Gaza Sea 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. Only 60 miles separate them but how many bombings, check-points, sleepless nights and bloodstained days stand between them?

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Fill the Void

Mar 10

Provost Film Series: Fill the Void 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arrange levirate marriage to an older widower.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: The Time that Remains

Feb 18

Provost Film Series: The Time that Remains 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

A humorous heartbreaking film that depicts the life of Palestinian Arabs living as a minority in Israel.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Walk on Water

Jan 28

Provost Film Series: Walk on Water 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: The Message

Nov 21

Provost Film Series: The Message 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Handsomely-mounted historical epic that concerns the birth of Islam and the story of the Prophet Mohammed.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Moolaade

Apr 11

Provost Film Series: Moolaade 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female circumcision, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart in this film by Ousmane Sembene.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Munyurangabo

Mar 26

Provost Film Series: Munyurangabo 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In this film by Lee Isaac Chung, an orphan of the Rwandan genocide travels from Kigali to the countryside on a quest for justice.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Bamako

Feb 26

Provost Film Series: Bamako 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In this film by Abderrahmane Sissako, Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work, and the couple is on the verge of breaking up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes. Chaka does not seem to be concerned by Africa's desire to fight for its rights.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Lumumba

Jan 28

Provost Film Series: Lumumba 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Raoul Peck’s film portrays the true story of the rise to power and assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Camp de Thiaroye

Nov 12

Provost Film Series: Camp de Thiaroye 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Provost Film Series: Camp de Thiaroye Event: Provost Film Series: Camp de Thiaroye Date: 11/12/2012 Location: Pollak Theatre In this semi-autobiographical film by Ousmane Sembene, black soldiers help to defend France in the Algerian War, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Under the Bombs

Apr 5

Provost Film Series: Under the Bombs 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

In the wake of Israel's 2006 bombardment of Lebanon, a determined woman finds her way into the country convincing a taxi cab driver to take a risky journey around the scarred region in search of her sister and her son. Panelists: Dr. Azzam Elayan, lecturer in chemistry, Monmouth University and Dr. Saliba Sarsar, professor of political science, Monmouth University

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Rachida

Mar 21

Provost Film Series: Rachida 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

The film digs into the life of a woman in the Sunni Muslim patriarchal culture and the day-to-day living with anxiety and fear as bands of guerrilla thugs roam the streets.

Free Event


Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan

Feb 21

Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

An insider's look into "The Most Dangerous Country in the World" as labeled by a cover story in Newsweek on October 29, 2007.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Scheherazade: Tell Me a Story

Jan 30

Provost Film Series: Scheherazade: Tell Me a Story 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Karim and Hebba are a young married and loving couple. Karim is just about to be appointed as editor-in-chief of the greatest governmental newspaper. Hebba is the hostess of much appreciated TV programs with controversial subjects that could put Karim's career in danger.

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