Director Ebony Bailey, who is originally from Porterville, Calif., will lead a post-screening discussion following her three short films at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 22 in the Peters Education Center Auditorium.
Fernando Botero is one of the world’s most popular living artists, with millions of fans transcending cultures across the globe. While his art is instantly recognizable, the story of how he became “the Maestro” is largely unknown.
Directed by Australian filmmaker Benjamin Gilmour, Jirga is a touching modern morality tale about a former Australian soldier, Mike, who returns to Afghanistan to find and confront the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war.
Nicholas Manting Brewer, “Lumpkin, GA” director; Emily Grandcolas, “Lumpkin” producer and Mayra Flores, director of “Our Country and “Invented Borders” will join in a discussion following the screening of the three short films at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 25 in the Peters Education Center Auditorium
Directed by conservation filmmaker Ben Masters, the film follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands, traveling 1,200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes.
A documentary about false information and racial politics, the film shows how the infamous Executive Order 9066 was signed and led to the mass incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.
A Duel Tale by Japanese director Sugita Shigemichi stars Nakadai Tatsuya, one of Japan’s greatest living actors, who gives the performance of a lifetime as Shoji Sanosuke, an elderly samurai forced to pick up his sword to protect those he loves in this adaptation of a popular novel by Fujisawa Shuhei.