Archives for "Africa"

Wednesday

November 19, 2008 1:23 pm

Global Lens film series continues with Indian drama Let the Wind Blow

This week’s installment in the Global Lens Film Series is “Let the Wind Blow” (2004), director Partho Sen-Gupta’s gritty, apocalyptic interpretation of a story from the Bhagavad Gita.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008 12:11 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Argentinian, Iranian entries

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues at the Olin Arts Center, Bates College, this week with 7 p.m. screenings of the 2006 Iranian drama ‘The Fish Fall in Love’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 104, and ‘Kept and Dreamless’ (Argentina, 2005) on Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 105.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008 11:50 am

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Lebanese drama 'The Kite'

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center this week with a 7 p.m. screenings of the 2003 Lebanese drama “The Kite” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 104.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:20 am

Cornfield as Classroom

Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with The Custodian

Julio Chávez portrays Ruben, the bodyguard for a high-profile politician. Ruben is reduced to a mere shadow of a man: every action in his life is regulated by a series of mundane routines, and everywhere his boss goes he must follow, watching but never speaking.

Friday

October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series resumes with Bet Collector

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, resumes at Bates College with the 2006 Filipino drama “The Bet Collector.”

Monday

September 29, 2008 1:36 pm

Phillips, Otis recipients to present international projects

With topics including the effects of ethnic Chinese migration on Tibet and the outlook for farming in Norway, Bates College students who have conducted projects abroad supported by the college’s Otis and Phillips fellowships will discuss their findings in evening presentations throughout October.

Monday

July 21, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival features contemporary African dance and film

The Bates Dance Festival presents a weeklong focus on the extraordinary performing arts of contemporary Africa.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 12:08 pm

Rwandan filmmaker to present work about his family, 1994 genocide

Bates commemorates the 14th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda with a screening of a new documentary film by genocide survivor Gilbert Ndahayo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:27 am

Bob's Job Says Goodbye

“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.