Events

05/02/2019 - 6:00pm
Donegan Elementary School (cafeteria/gym) 1210 E. 4th Street Bethlehem, PA 18015
Premiere of Betting on Bethlehem, a documentary film that treats the impacts of the Sands Casino on Southside Bethlehem. This film was produced, written, and directed by Lehigh University Students.
 
This film will be premiered on Thursday, May 2 at 6pm in the the gym/cafeteria of Donegan Elementary School, https://basdwpweb.beth.k12.pa.us/donegan/. Donegan is located at 1210 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA... Read more
04/18/2019 - 7:00pm
Packard Lab, Room 101

Inside/Outside Documentary by Nandini Sikand
Many Women, One Criminal Justice System

A documentary feature film set in Easton, PA

Screening and Discussion

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by: Lehigh University Office of Creative Inquiry

04/08/2019 - 7:15pm
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas - ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks 101 Founder’s Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015

South Side Initiative and Film & Documentary Studies Program
Communities Documentary Film Series

What would you do if your income were taken care of? Just a few years ago, an unconditional basic income was considered a pipe dream. Today, this utopia is more imaginable than ever before—intense discussions are taking place in all political and scientific camps. Free Lunch Society provides background information about this idea and searches for explanations, possibilities and... Read more

02/27/2019 - 7:15pm
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas - ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks 101 Founder’s Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015

South Side Initiative and Film & Documentary Studies Program
Communities Documentary Film Series

This rarely seen, stylistically bold documentary equals the visual, poetic brilliance of Battleship Potemkin and I am Cuba while delivering an extraordinary cry from the heart to make a better place for our children. Skillfully combining documentary footage of World War II battles, postwar refugees, and the Nuremberg trials with powerful dramatic re-enactments, Hurwitz wove an... Read more

02/27/2019 - 4:10pm
Williams Hall, Roemmele Global Commons

College of Arts and Sciences announces

Film & Documentary Studies Program
Three Areas of Study

Minor Programs for Undergraduate Students
Film Studies
LVAIC Documentary Storymaking

Graduate Students
Graduate Certificate in Documentary Film

Faculty and staff will discuss their research. Current students will screen their work.
Learn how this program can enhance your objectives and career goals.
Refreshments Served.

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02/26/2019 - 7:00pm
Sinclair Laboratory Auditorium, 7 Asa Drive Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, 93QUEEN follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are resisting the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. With unprecedented — and insider — access, 93QUEEN offers up a unique portrayal of bold women who take matters into their own hands to change their own community from within.

This is a free and non-ticketed event open to the public.

Sponsors
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11/15/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler Ullman Auditorium

Fernando Pérez, Director  1998 

“Like so many characters in Latin American literature, the three major characters in Fernando Perez's lush, hallucinatory film Life Is to Whistle walk around with an awareness of the supernatural that simultaneously inspires... Read more

11/08/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Toni Erdmann, Director 2016 

Winfried Conradi (Peter Simonischek) is a divorced German music teacher with a penchant for jokes. His adult daughter Ines (Sandra Hüller) is a driven business woman who travels around the world. Father and daughter could not be... Read more

11/01/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Sion Sono, Director 2011

Inspired by the popular Manga, and directed by Japanese provocateur Sion Sono (Guilty of Romance, Suicide Club), Himizu centers upon two teenagers, struggling for survival in a town devastated by the 2011 tsunami. Alienated from his family and devoid of hope for the future, Yuichi becomes a vigilante and commits a string of violent acts upon the world’s evildoers, including his abusive father. Keiko is a former classmate who has an obsessive fascination with... Read more

10/25/2017 - 6:00pm
Chandler-Ullman Auditorium

Moufida Tlatli, Director 1994

Set in 1960s Tunisia as the country is emerging from the yoke of colonialism, this film focuses on Alia (Ghalia Lacroix), a singer who visits the palace where her mother, Khedija (Amel Hedhili), was once employed. The journey triggers unpleasant recollections about the way her mother was treated by male members of the privileged class. In a series of flashbacks, Alia looks back on her adolescent self (Hend Sabri) and begins to piece together key details... Read more

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