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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2015-08-05
E.g., 2015-08-05
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Fri., August 28, 2015, 6:45 pm
  • Sun., August 30, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A kindergarten teacher discovers a five-year-old with a prodigious talent for poetry and singlehandedly, obsessively sets about to nurture his gift in a prosaic world.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:20pm
  • Wed., September 2, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Wed., September 9, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new documentary profiles scientist and conservationist Cary Fowler, who traverses the globe collecting seeds of hundreds of plant varieties that are no longer grown commercially in order to preserve biodiversity and perhaps ward off future global starvation. “A vital, clear-headed look at the effects of climate change on global food security.”—L.A. Times. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Fri., September 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., September 6, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This joyous dance documentary shows how the uniquely American art form of tap dance is now practiced around the world. “A film that portrays dancers of all shapes, colors, ages, and sizes as beautiful, which they are.”—Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
  • Fri., September 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., September 6, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This joyous dance documentary shows how the uniquely American art form of tap dance is now practiced around the world. “A film that portrays dancers of all shapes, colors, ages, and sizes as beautiful, which they are.”—Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:20pm
  • Wed., September 2, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Wed., September 9, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new documentary profiles scientist and conservationist Cary Fowler, who traverses the globe collecting seeds of hundreds of plant varieties that are no longer grown commercially in order to preserve biodiversity and perhaps ward off future global starvation. “A vital, clear-headed look at the effects of climate change on global food security.”—L.A. Times. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
  • Fri., September 11, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this comedy-drama written and directed by an MD, a 23-year-old intern at an understaffed, underfunded Paris hospital learns some unsettling truths about providing health care. “Thorny issues regarding patient-caregiver relationships, cost-vs.-care tensions, and morality-vs.-rules dynamics are handled with a minimum of didacticism.”—Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
  • Sun., September 13, 2015, 1:30 pm

Breaking the Maya Code tells the story of Maya hieroglyph decipherment from the sixteenth century until 2008, featuring the major international scholars who were pivotal to the effort.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Sun., September 13, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This fascinating documentary chronicles how 20th-century experts finally cracked the world’s last great undeciphered writing system, the hieroglyphics of the ancient Maya. From the book by Dr. Michael D. Coe.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:55pm
  • Wed., September 16, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The life story of the author of The Alchemist (he’s also the best-selling Portuguese-language writer of all time) is as amazing as one of his books—encompassing drugs, torture, and rock ’n’ roll. Cleveland theatrical premiere.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Fri., October 2, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., October 4, 2015, 1:30 pm
Special Event! Sr. Christine Schenk in person!
Morley Lecture Hall

Three fearless, feminist American nuns whose advocacy for inclusion, equality, and social justice attracted censure from the Vatican, are profiled in this new film. Sr. Christine Schenk, co-founder of FutureChurch and one of the movie’s three subjects, will answer audience questions after each screening.

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