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Friday

September 18, 2015 2:43 pm

Documentary filmmaker to discuss her craft in 2015 Otis Lecture

Documentary filmmaker to discuss her craft in 2015 Otis Lecture

Jennifer Baichwal, a filmmaker whose award-winning documentaries have explored subjects as diverse as the life of writer Paul Bowles, the…

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Wednesday

March 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Bates College presents “Fambul Tok,” a documentary depicting a journey of reconciliation in post-conflict Sierra Leone, on March 22.

Friday

October 8, 2010 3:54 pm

Filmmaker to be on hand for screening of 'Climate Refugees'

Bates College will show the 2009 film Climate Refugees that both addresses large-scale population displacement caused by climate change and questions the lack of any meaningful response to the problem at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Monday

March 1, 2010 10:42 am

Bates Hillel to screen 'Between the Lines' as part of 2004 Maine Jewish Film Festival

“Between the Lines,” a 2001 award-winning documentary film by Yifat Kedar about Amira Hass, the only Israeli journalist living in the Occupied Territories, will be screened as part of the 2004 Maine Jewish Film Festival at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. A facilitated discussion with the filmmaker will follow the 58-minute screening (in Hebrew and Arabic, with English subtitles), and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Wednesday

March 17, 2004 10:33 am

Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution

Chinese-born scholar and director Carma Hinton screens her new two-hour film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, “Morning Sun,” at 6 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the Asian studies program and the Freeman Foundation, the film and subsequent discussion led by the filmmaker are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-8296.

Friday

February 27, 2004 12:34 pm

Director presents toxic comedy about vinyl siding

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Judith Helfand screens her documentary “Blue Siding,” a serio-comic expose of vinyl siding, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the 96-minute screening, co-sponsored by Bates Hillel and the Environmental Coalition, free of charge.

Wednesday

October 22, 2003 4:10 pm

Argentinean filmmaker to screen Ché Guevara documentary at Bates

Argentinean filmmaker Leandro Katz shows his film “El Día Que Me Quieras” (The Day You’ll Love Me), a deconstruction of the infamous photographs taken of the slain revolutionary Ché Guevara, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, Bates College. A discussion with Katz follows the film and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

February 15, 2000 2:14 pm

Documentary filmmaker to discuss China

Documentary film maker Carma Hinton, a leading chronicler of China, will present a workshop at Bates College about Western views of China’s one-child policy and the status of Chinese women at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.