Library Film Series - Fall Semester 2013
FREE and open to the public.
All films begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library North Conference Room, W449
FREE parking is available in stadium lot 62E on Red Cedar Road after 6:00pm. The Main Library is wheelchair accessible via the south entrance. Persons with disabilities may request accommodations by calling Birdie Beckwith at 517.884.6454 one week before an event. Requests received after that time will be met when possible.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
2009, starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman, Rated R
Presented by Farha Abbasi, M.D., MSU Department of Psychiatry
In Coordination with One Book, Once Community
A young ex-con comforts his older brother's wife and children after his helicopter is shot down during the war in Afghanistan.
"Brothers is a heartbreaking film that speaks to the lifelong aftershocks of war, and to the powerful bonds of family and of love." -- Philadelphia Inquirer
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:30pm
The Last Dymaxion: Buckminster Fuller's Dream Restored
With Discussion by Filmmaker Noel Murphy
Cosponsored by Art, Art History & Design, MSU; Michigan State Historic Preservation Office; East Lansing Film Society; East Lansing Public Library
Buckminster Fuller was the grandfather of the modern green movement and gave us the world’s first "green" automobile, the Dymaxion…in 1933!! Amelia Earhart drove one of the three prototypes of the teardrop-shaped car which spun on three wheels and held a dozen people. Fuller also invented the Geodesic Dome, the world’s largest self-supporting structure, and revolutionized the practice of architecture worldwide by incorporating sustainability into his designs.
Please join us for a premier of this rough cut screening that will be shown with recent interviews added to four years worth or work.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Hava Nagila (The Movie)
Presented by Kenneth Waltzer, MSU James Madison College and the MSU Jewish Studies Program and Joanna Bosse, MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and the MSU College of Music
Cosponsored by the MSU Jewish Studies Program