The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 at the Indiana University Cinema
October 22 7:00pm
In the film, director Göran Olsson collages historical footage and contemporary interviews. Olsson overlays film shot by Swedish journalists in the 1960s and ’70s—of revolutionaries like Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, and Bobby Seale—with commentaries from current artists and activists. The short film Mayday, produced b more »
Waste Land (Film)
October 23 3:00pm
Filmed over a period of nearly three years, this documentary traces the contemporary photographer Vik Muniz from his studio in Brooklyn to his Brazilian homeland. His subject is the world’s largest garbage dump (Jardim Gramacho on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro) and its pickers (catadores) of recyclable materials. Beyond looking at the ar more »
Nas margens do mundo / At the Margins of the World, by Brazilian writer Luiz Ruffato
October 24 2:30pm
Ruffato will talk about his efforts to portray characters often absent from the pages of Brazilian literature: the urban, middle-class worker. He will discuss the challenges involved in his choices of themes and literary forms, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of writing in an idiom and tradition that are peripheral within the larger more »
James P. Holland Lecture
October 24 4:00pm
The James P. Holland Memorial Lecture Series honors one of the most beloved faculty members on the IU Bloomington campus, James P. Holland, who died of cancer in 1998. Holland was a gifted teacher and skilled scientist. The lecture series is intended to bring awareness and support of diversity in the life sciences.
The 17th lecture in the se more »
Paso a Paso—Dance Workshops
October 24 6:00pm
Get those feet moving and join our FREE dance workshop! Educating the community on Latino culture through dance.