ARTS @ Oswego

September – October 2013

Sep
23
Mon
Filmmaker Sam Spitz @ Sheldon Historic Lecture Hall, Sheldon 222
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm

The Greens
Film Screening and Discussion
Sam Spitz’s film The Greens is a documentary that follows two friends as they journey through time, back into the contentious memory of one of Chicago’s “most notorious” housing projects.
Free and open to the public.

Sep
24
Tue
Spanish Movie Series: El Norte @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm

Spanish Movie Series: El Norte
The North, with English subtitles
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages
IST Approved

Oct
1
Tue
German Movie Series: Solo Sunny @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm

German Movie Series: Solo Sunny
Directed by Konrad Wolf & Wolfgang Kohlhaase
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Free and open to the public
IST Approved

Oct
7
Mon
FILM: Call Me Crazy: A Five Film @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm

For Mental Health Awareness Week, five short films from Lifetime, featuring stars Jennifer Hudson, Melissa Leo and Octavia Spencer and directors Laura Dern, Bryce Dallas Howard and Ashley Judd.

Oct
9
Wed
Spanish Movie Series: Selena @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm

Spanish Movie Series: Selena
The Modern Languages and Literatures Department presents the 1997 biopic about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena, directed by Gregory Nava and starring Jennifer Lopez. 127 minutes. In English and Spanish.
IST Approved

Oct
12
Sat
Films: Panic Film Festival @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm

The Oswego Film Club screens films submitted for its fourth annual festival. Teams in this year’s competition were given 48 hours in which to craft a short horror film.

Oct
16
Wed
French Film Series: La Classe @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

French Film Series: La Classe
The Modern Languages and Literatures Department presents Laurent Cantet’s 2008 drama set in a school in a tough Parisian neighborhood. 128 minutes; in French with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public
IST Approved

Oct
23
Wed
Filmmaker Frank Dietz @ Room 175, Shineman Center
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm

Beast Wishes
Film Screening and Discussion
This feature-length documentary chronicles the story of how Bob and Kathy Burns became the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. Married for over five decades, this amazing couple have spent their lives nurturing the creative spark in talented people, many of whom went on to become award-winning masters in the Hollywood makeup and special effect industries.
Free and open to the public.

Oct
29
Tue
German Movie Series: The Vision @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

German Movie Series: The Vision (Vision)
2009, Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Free and open to the public
IST Approved

Oct
30
Wed
Spanish Movie Series: Biutiful @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm

Spanish Movie Series: Biutiful
With English Subtitles
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages
IST Approved