Monday, April 18 at 9:30 AM, there will be a special free screening and discussion of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers at the Idea Center. The panel discussion will feature Daniel Ellsberg himself via Skype! Don't think you can make it to the venue? No problem! You can participate in a videoconference of the discussion by contacting john.ramicone(at)ideastream.org or calling 216.916-6360. The discussion will take place 11AM - 12:30 PM. Email questions from students will be accepted before and during the program! To attend the film screening, contact Jennifer Schwelik email: Jennifer.schwelik(at)ideastream.org or call 216-916-6342.
Screening in Cyprus @ Mediazone section of the Nikosia University, April 13. Synopsis :As a teenager, Chris abruptly abandoned his dream of becoming a fighter pilot to join a colorful yet reclusive Sufi sect led by the mysterious Sheikh Nazim. He then harbors a new dream of becoming an Islamic scholar.A documentary by director Yeliz Shukri (Turkish-Cypriot)
After playing festivals around the world, even earning the Grand Prize at last year's Semaine de la Critique at Cannes (where it was the first documentary to screen in twenty years), "Armadillo" finally opens in the United States this week. Interview with the director of “ ARMADILLO” Janus Metz, in IFC news
by Matt Singer
“The Other Town,” a documentary film by SUNY Fredonia Communication professor Nefin Dinc that explores how widespread citizen beliefs and government policies can foster prejudices that perpetuate conflict between nations, won the Audience Award at its recent world premiere at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival in Greece.
Dinc will screen her film for campus audiences at SUNY Fredonia on April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in McEwen Hall Room 202.
The Jerusalem Bride/ Old City makes its premiere in Jerousalem the second week of April.The film shows the suffering and difficulties of daily life for Palestinian families living in the Old City of Jerusalem Through visits by social worker Riham, we discover the difficult situation and suffering experienced by four families because of the political, economic and social circumstances in the Old City.
Reham faces her own personal difficulties in her wish to marry Omar
His family opposes the marriage fearing for their own reputation since Riham’s brother is a known drug addict
Despite her personal difficulties, Reham continues to visit these families attempting to help them improve their lives
Retrospective on Contemporary American Documentary, Athens and Naoussa,February 24 - March 5, 2011.The Greek Film Archive, with the support of the U.S. Embassy, is pleased to present the week-long retrospective on the “Contemporary American Documentary” featuring award-winning contemporary documentaries that give insights into life and culture in the United States. The retrospective will open on February 24, 2011 and run through
March 2, 2011, at the Film Archive (48 Iera Odos Str. & 134-136 Megalou Alexandrou Str.). For the complete program of screenings please call 210-3609695 or visit www.mosaiko.gr
Addicted to Plastic IAN CONNACHER, Canada, 2008 . Screenings by Cinedoc. 16 February, 20.00. French Institute of Athens –Auditorium.From styrofoam cups to artificial organs, plastics are perhaps the most ubiquitous and versatile material ever invented. No invention in the past 100 years has had more influence and presence than synthetics. But such progress has had a cost.
French Institute, Athens, February 9, 20.00, screenings by Cinedoc. The World According to Monsanto. Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as one of the most controversial corporations in industrial history. This century-old empire has created some of the most toxic products ever sold, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and the herbicide Agent Orange. Based on a painstaking investigation, The World According to Monsanto puts together the pieces of the company's history, calling on hitherto unpublished documents and numerous first-hand accounts.
The octopus is easily identified – a soft boneless body, enormous eyes, and eight arms – not far from the way that Hollywood typically portrays aliens from outer space. But the octopus is an alien to humans for many other reasons – they are one of the ocean's most complex creatures, and one of its most enigmatic.Aliens of the Deep Sea is directed by Jérôme Julienne & John Jackson, and produced by Idéacom International and MC4.