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International Film Series Events for November


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November 2, 2012

Reading, Pa.  – The Center of the Arts at Albright College will continue presenting a variety of international films in November. All films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in Klein Lecture Hall.

November 6: Jim Hubbard in-person with United In Anger: A History of Act Up (2012). “This unique, feature-length documentary combines startling archival footage that puts the audience on the ground with the activists and the remarkably insightful interviews from the ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project. It reveals how a small group of men and women of all races and classes came together to change the world and save each other’s lives.” – J. Hoberman, The Village Voice. 

November 13: Meeks Cutoff (103 min., 2011) directed by Kelly Reichardt follows three settler women as they search for firewood and dutifully trudge on behind their husbands’ covered wagons. It is a “suggestively allegorical, discreetly trippy Western.” – J. Hoberman, The Village Voice.

November 27: Monsenor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero (96 min., 2010) directed by Ana Carrigan and Juliet Webber commemorates the 30th anniversary of Oscar Romero’s death. The Rev. Robert Pelton, central to the film’s production, will introduce the film which shows “those unforgettable Masses in which the small, unprepossessing archbishop read out loud the record of the government’s atrocities while hundreds of ragged, persecuted campesinos listened in gratitude, their existence and suffering recognized at last.” – Alma Guillermoprieto, The New York Review of Books

The International Film Series is open to the general public. The fee for the general public is $3, or $15 for a semester pass. To purchase a semester pass, call the Box Office at 610-921-7547.

Klein Lecture Hall is located in Albright College’s Campus Center. For more information, please visit www.albright.edu/centerforthearts or call the College Relations office at 610-921-7526.

Founded in 1856, Albright College is a nationally ranked, private college with a rigorous liberal arts curriculum with an interdisciplinary focus. The College’s hallmarks are connecting fields of learning, collaborative teaching and learning, and a flexible curriculum that allows students to create an individualized education. Albright enrolls about 1,660 undergraduates in traditional programs, another 800 adult students in accelerated degree programs, and 100 students in the master’s program in education. Albright College is located in Reading, Pennsylvania.