Past Events

Monday, February 7th, 2011:
Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
Based on her graphic novel of the same name.

Is memory history?  Is memoir history?  Watch the film and join us for a discussion of memory and history.

November 8, 2010:
Hearts & Minds: American Propaganda & WWII

Selections from: Frank Capra’s Why We Fight (1942); Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator (1940); Dorothea Lange’s Images from Japanese  Internment Camps

Which images are permitted in wartime and which are dangerous? Join us for a discussion of propaganda and imagery in times of war.  We will view examples of images promoted and images suppressed.

October 18, 2010:
Life & Debt
A film by Stephanie Black (2001)

Jamaica — land of sea, sand, and sun.  And a place where economic globalization shapes day-to-day realities.  Life & Debt addresses the impact of the International Monetary Fund,

the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and current globalization policies

on Jamaica and other Caribbean nations.