Events

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Center for Documentary Studies

"there are gardens at the margins" is a series of monumental portraits of queer Muslims living in the American South by Saba Taj, a visual artist based in Durham. The glittering artworks celebrate… read more about POSTPONED: Exhibition: "there are gardens at the margins" »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"Wood and Water"(Jonas Bak, 2021, 79 min, Germany/France/Hong Kong, in German, English, and Cantonese with English subtitles, Color, DCP)Jonas Bak's deeply moving first feature portrays Anke, a… read more about Screen/Society--"Wood and Water" (Jonas Bak, 2021) »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"El Planeta"(Amalia Ulman, 2021, 79 min, Spain, in English and Spanish with English subtitles, B&W, DCP)Multidisciplinary artist Amalia Ulman describes her first film as "a comedy about eviction… read more about Screen/Society--"El Planeta" (Amalia Ulman, 2021) »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"Make Way for Tomorrow"(Leo McCarey, 1937, 91 min, USA, English, B&W)Orson Welles called it "the saddest movie ever made" and Ozu cited it as the primary inspiration for "Tokyo Story", but "Make… read more about Screen/Society--"Make Way for Tomorrow" (Leo McCarey, 1937) - Matinee Screening »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"Re-Animator"(Stuart Gordon, 1985, 105 min, USA, English, Color, 35mm)H.P. Lovecraft and Lucio Fulci did not team up to make the most amazing gore-sex grotesquerie of 1985. But thanks to "Re-Animator… read more about Screen/Society--"Re-Animator" (Stuart Gordon, 1985, 35mm) [Halloween Week] »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"The Thing"(John Carpenter, 1982, 109 min, USA, English, Color, DCP)Director John Carpenter took the 1951 sci-fi classic "The Thing from Another World", produced by Howard Hawks, and turned it into… read more about Screen/Society--"The Thing" (John Carpenter, 1982) [Halloween Week] »

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Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

"Jennifer's Body"(Karyn Kusama, 2009, 102 min, USA, English, Color, DCP)"When it was first released, JENNIFER'S BODY was heavily criticized and underperformed financially. Those who skipped it may… read more about Screen/Society--"Jennifer's Body" (Karyn Kusama, 2009) [Halloween Week] »