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May 2016

The Gap Film Series – Inside Job

May 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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The Gap Film Series, hosted by the Center for the Study of Democracy, presents "Inside Job." The global financial meltdown that took place in fall 2008 caused millions of job and home losses and plunged the United States into a deep economic recession. Matt Damon narrates a documentary that provides a detailed examination of the elements that led to the collapse and identifies keys financial and political players. Director Charles Ferguson conducts a wide range of interviews and traces the story…

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September 2016

Film Screening – The Desert of Forbidden Art

September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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The "Desert of Forbidden Art" documents the incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars is stashed in a far off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Claiming Space: Nonconformist Exhibition in 1970s Leningrad, on view in Boyden Gallery through September 24th. Free and open the public.  Run time approximately 80 mins.   Co-sponsored by Boyden Gallery…

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The Gap Film Series – “Inequality for All”

September 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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The Gap Film Series, hosted by the Center for the Study of Democracy, presents "Inequality for All." In his "Wealth and Poverty" class at U.C. Berkeley, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich discusses the grave economic and social consequences that may result if the gulf between rich and poor continues to widen.

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TFMS Film Series – Zeinabu irene Davis’s “Spirits of Rebellion”

September 19, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Tenth Annual TFMS Film Series Black Films Matter: The L.A. Rebellion Monday evening screenings, 8:15 p.m. September 19, October 3, & October 17 Cole Cinema, Campus Center FREE and open to the public Monday, September 19  “Spirits of Rebellion” (2015) │ 8:15 p.m. │ Cole Cinema a documentary about the L.A. Rebellion and the artists associated with the movement, with filmmaker Zeinabu irene Davis. This year’s series will feature work of the L.A. Rebellion, a movement of independent Black filmmakers…

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October 2016

TFMS Film Series – Haile Gerima’s “Bush Mama”

October 3, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Tenth Annual TFMS Film Series Black Films Matter: The L.A. Rebellion Monday evening screenings, 8:15 p.m. October 3 & October 17 Cole Cinema, Campus Center FREE and open to the public Monday, October 3  “Bush Mama” (1979) │ 8:15 p.m. │ Cole Cinema a celebrated, seminal film of the L.A. Rebellion, by Ethiopian filmmaker and Howard University professor of film, Haile Gerima. With an introduction by Mark A. Rhoda, visiting associate professor of theater, film, and media studies at St.…

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Muslim Women in Sports: NOT an Oxymoron! Film Screening and Discussion with Radwa El Ghamry, Champion Skydiver

October 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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A large number of Muslim women competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and 14 of them returned with Olympic medals. Mainstream media coverage focused largely on their clothing as a symbol of oppression or reason for their poor performance, while others celebrated the way sports bring people together and promote acceptance.  Join us for a conversation with skydiver Radwa El Ghamry and a sneak preview of the documentary “Know Your Freedom” featuring the unusual story of three Arab women…

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TFMS Film Series – Charles Burnett’s “Killer of Sheep”

October 17, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Tenth Annual TFMS Film Series Black Films Matter: The L.A. Rebellion Concluding screening, 8:15 p.m. Cole Cinema, Campus Center FREE and open to the public Monday, October 17  “Killer of Sheep” (1978) │ 8:15 p.m. │ Cole Cinema a celebrated, seminal film of the L.A. Rebellion, with filmmaker Charles Burnett. Declared by the National Society of Film Critics one of the “100 Essential Films” of all time. The screening of Charles Burnett’s “Killer of Sheep” concludes this year’s series on…

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The Gap Film Series – “A Tale of Two Schools”

October 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Tavares Gross is just starting first grade, but he's already way behind.  He doesn't know his letters.  He doesn't even know what a book is for.  And Tavares is not alone.  Across the country, schools are struggling with their most basic job: teaching kids to read.  What does it really take to turn our schools around? Morgan Freeman tells the intimate story of a tumultuous year at two vulnerable schools. Read more information about the film here.

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March 2017

HUSH Documentary Screening

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cole Cinema, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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The Seahawks for Life Club will be screening the 2016 feature documentary "Hush." Viewing is free and open to members of St Mary's College of Maryland community, as well as residents of St Mary's County and surrounding areas. Come one, come all! About the film: hushfilm.com

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October 2017

The Missiles of October: What the World Didn’t Know

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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  The Cuban Missile Crisis +55 On the 55th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the secret deployment of Soviet missiles in Cuba brought the world to the brink of an unthinkable nuclear war, Emmy-award winning filmmaker Sherry Jones presents "The Missiles of October: What the World Didn't Know." This gripping documentary is told through minute-by-minute accounts of those who were involved from the United States, the Soviet Union and Cuba. Today, as North Korea's nuclear missile program reaches…

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