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Monday, January 31, 2011

1/31: Weekly People Before Profit Film Series to Feature 'Religulous'

Every Monday at the University of New Mexico's SUB Theater Room 1003 various social justice films will be shown as part of the People Before Profit film series. Doors open at 6:30 PM and films start at 7:00 PM. Admission is free. There will be post-film discussions by professors and grad students. This week's film, on Monday, January 31, will be Religulous, which is sponsored by the UNM Freethinkers Society.

This is the entire schedule (some films/guest speakers are subject to change):

The Schedule

Jan. 31: Religulous—Directed by Larry Charles—Sponsored by the UNM Freethinkers Society. Post Film Discussion will be led by UNM Freethinkers society.

Feb. 7: The Future of Food—Directed by Deborah Koons Garcia—Sponsored by S.O.A.P.—Guest Speaker: Chris Duvall from the Geography Department.

Feb. 14:Water Wars—Directed by Jim Burroughs—Post film discussion led by Daniel Swartz of the Sociology Department.

Feb. 21: The Corporation—Directed by Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott, and Joel Bakan—Sponsored by the UNM Fair Trade Student Group. Lecturer TBA.

Feb. 28: Slingshot Hip Hop—Directed by Jackie Reem Salloum—Sponsored by Coalition for Peace & Justice in the Middle East. Post film discussion TBA.

Mar. 7: Dark Days—Directed by Marc Singer—Sponsored by the UNM Peace Studies Program and PSL. Post film discussion led by Desi Brown (Peace Studies Instructor/Advisor).

Mar. 14: Spring Break—Possibly will be showing The Yes Men (2003) and The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)—Directed by Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno.

Mar. 21: Iraq for Sale—Directed by Robert Greenwald—Sponsored by ANSWER Coalition—Lecturer TBA.

Mar. 28: Ghosts of Cite Soleil—Directed by Asger Leth and Milos Loncarevic—Sponsored by the UNM Amnesty International—Lecturer TBA.

Apr. 4: The Murder of Fred Hampton—Directed by Howard Alk—Sponsored by PSL.—Possible guest speaker TBA.

Apr. 11: Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy—Produced by Mary Becker—Sponsored by the UNM American Studies Program—Guest Speaker: Professor Alyosha Goldstein from American Studies.

Apr. 18: Film about child soldiers with a lecture by Professor Steven Bishop (Title of film unknown at this time/TBA).

Apr. 25: Salt of the Sea—Directed by Annemarie Jacir—Sponsored by Peace Studies and American Studies—Post film discussion led by Teresa Cutler-Broyles.

May 2: Double feature—Cultures of Resistance—Directed by Iara Lee—Second film TBA—Sponsored by CPJME. Lecturer TBA.

May 9: Nourish—Possibly sponsored by Fair Trade or Waiting for ‘Superman’ –Directed by David Guggenhiem—Possibly sponsored by the UNM College of Education—Post film discussion TBA. Where: Student Union Building Theater Room 1003.

January 31, 2011 at 10:37 AM in Events, Film | Permalink