Events 11/16-11/22

Posted: November 16, 2010 by ryanburdick4400 in Events

Featured Event

  • Transgender Awareness Week activities
  1. Thurs. 11/18, Two Sceenings w/ free food!
  2. Celebrate Transgender Awareness week with two cinematic experiences. Check below for more information.

Tues. 11/16

  • Film Series: International Development Issues—Four Countries
  1. 8pm, North Quad, Free!
  2. Issues, problems, successes and failures of international development will be explored by viewing films about four countries followed by discussion. This program is co-sponsored by the Global Scholars Program, LSA Theme Semester and the International Center.
  1. 8pm-10pm, North Quad, North Quad Dinning Hall, Free!

Wed. 11/17

  1. 10am-4pm, Haven Hall, Posting Wall
  2. Please support the FVSA by buying fresh baked goods

    Thurs. 11/18

    1. 5pm, School of Social Work, Rm. 2752, Free!
    2. The TGBL Dean’s Initiative of the School of Social Work invites you to a documentary screening of Transgeneration as part of campus wide Transgender Awareness Week activities. Movie snacks will be provided.
    1. 5:30pm-8pm, School of Public Health, Rm. 1655, Free!
    2. A winner at Sundance Film Festival for Grand Jury Prize (Documentary), Southern Comfort chronicles the final year in the life of Robert Eads, a transman with ovarian cancer living in rural Georgia. His story is one of love and resilience in the face of discrimination. The film follows his personal struggle as he is refused treatment and highlights his colorful life in the transgender community. Documentary is 90 min. with free dinner and post-viewing discussion. Sponsored by OUTbreak and Spectrum Center. Dinner is provided.
    1. 7:15pm & 9:30pm, Michigan Theater, Adults $9 Students $7 w/ ID
    2. 9:00pm Q&A with Writer-Director Jeffrey Fine. Moderated by Jim Burnstein from the University of Michigan.

    Sat. 11/20

    1. 7pm-9pm, Angell Hall, Aud. A, Free!
    2. Filmed by the great Russian director Mikhail Kalatozov (The Cranes are Flying), I AM CUBA is an epic poem to Communist kitsch—a whirling, feverish dance through the sensuous decadence of Batista’s Havana and the grinding poverty and oppression of the Cuban people.

    Mon. 11/22

    • UMEC Attack!
    1. 4pm-5pm During the FVSA Meeting, North Quad, SAC Conference Room
    2. A discussion with UMEC about the film industry in LA/NYC. We will have pizza.

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    1. This Wednesday, the 17th, and this Thursday, the 18th, from 6-7pm in the SAC Conference Room (6360 North Quad) there is a workshop on how to compress things for the internet led by co-president Bhanu! Check it out!

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