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Film Series: Lawrence of Arabia

1962. UK/USA. Dir: David Lean. With Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness. 222 min.


When a British army officer is sent to assess the capabilities of an Arab insurgency the United Kingdom is supporting, he defies his orders and joins their struggle for independence. is influential epic bases itself not on the spectacle of violence, but on an intricate portrait of an eccentric man caught up in some- thing far larger than himself.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

More Than Pretty Pictures

Joli Holmes ’17 writes in:

Felice Frankel, a Science Photographer and Research Scientist from MIT, will present a lecture entitled:

More Than Pretty Pictures
Monday May 1, 4:15pm Shanklin 107

Her presentation will describe how images can convey science to other scientists and to the broader public.

Felice Frankel’s images have been featured in international publications including National Geographic, Nature, Science, Newsweek, Scientific American, Discover Magazine, and Popular Science. Her work has been profiled in the New York Times, Wired, LIFE Magazine, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, NPR’s All Things Considered & Science Friday. She exhibits throughout the United States and in Europe, including MOMA’s exhibition, “Design and the Elastic Mind”.

Please come to join a feast for the eyes and mind.

In addition, there will also be a Tuesday workshop where students develop their own visualization work. Workshop signup is here!

Date: Monday, May 1
Time: 4:15-5:15PM
Place: Shanklin 107

CFILM Written Theses Presentations

From the Film Department:

The College of Film and the Moving Image will host presentations of the Class of 2017?s written theses on Sunday, April 30; Tuesday, May 2; and Wednesday, May 3 in the Powell Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies.

Sunday, April 30: Screenplay presentations will start at 4:00 p.m., and Television Pilot presentations will begin at 7 p.m. There will be a reception during the intermission.

Tuesday, May 2: History Theory presentations will begin at 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3: The Film Criticism presentation starts at 5:00 p.m.

Production Theses will screen May 12 and May 13 – more information to follow.

Come support the hard work of our C-FILM seniors! These events are free and open to the public.

Date: Sunday, April 30 through Wednesday, May 3
Time: 4PM and 7PM (Sunday); 5PM (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Place: Center for Film Studies

Millennial Modes of Communication: Internet Memes as Art?!?

Tonight! Students for Consent and Communication are hosting memers:

Do you like to laugh? Do you like memes? Do you like examining how memes can operate in subversive and representational ways? Does this sound stupid? It is! (jk)

Come hear from 2 rad Insta memers: namaste.at.home.dad (Joelle) and yung_nihilist (Bianca) about their creative processes!!

How can memes initiate radical dialogue? ? How can they open up discourse surrounding mental health, coping, and healing? ? Come find out . . .

Check them out here:
https://www.instagram.com/yung_nihilist/
https://www.instagram.com/namaste.at.home.dad/

RSVP to the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/107210593178294/

Date: Tonight April 29th
Time: 7:30-9PM
Place: Pac 001

Wesleyan University Orchestra Concert

From Randi Plake:

The Wesleyan University Orchestra, under direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, will feature winners of the annual Concerto Competition.

Date: May 6
Time: 8pm
Place: Crowell Concert Hall