Ackland Film Forum

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The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting different aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film. Art films, narrative films, and documentaries are chosen by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and Ackland staff, often in connection with particular courses, campus-wide initiatives, or exhibitions.

ccm3_034900When: Select Tuesdays at 7:00 PM

Where: Nelson Mandela Theater, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill

Tickets: FREE! No RSVP needed.

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North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is the Official Media Sponsor of the Ackland Film Forum.

The Ackland Film Forum is made possible by the generous support of Ruby Lerner.

FALL 2014

This fall, the Ackland Film Forum explores the theme of photography in cinema—in everything from art films, to classic Hollywood gems, to recent popular films—in connection with the exhibition PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting.

9 September, 7:00 PM
Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1954)
With an introduction by Henry Veggian (UNC-Chapel Hill, English and Comparative Literature)

16 September, 7:00 PM
Blow Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK/Italy, 1966)
With an introduction by Hassan Melehy (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages)

30 September, 7:00 PM
La Jetée (Chris Marker, France, 1962) and Images of the World and the Inscription of War (Harun Farocki, West Germany, 1988)
With an introduction by Rick Warner (UNC-Chapel Hill, English and Comparative Literature)

14 October, 7:00 PM
Memento (Christopher Nolan, USA, 2000)
With an introduction by Todd Taylor (UNC-Chapel Hill, English and Comparative Literature)

21 October, 7:00 PM
City of God (Fernando Meirelles, Brazil, 2002)
With an introduction by Patricia Fuentes Lima (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages)

4 November, 7:00 PM
Broken Embraces (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2009)
With an introduction by Samuel Amago (UNC-Chapel Hill, Romance Languages)

11 November, 7:00 PM
Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, Israel, 2008)
With an introduction by Shayne Legassie (UNC-Chapel Hill, English and Comparative Literature)

18 November, 7:00 PM
Finding Vivian Maier (John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, USA, 2013)
With an introduction by Rachel Pollock (UNC-Chapel Hill, Dramatic Art; PlayMakers Repertory Company)

Presented in collaboration with the Global Cinema Studies Program and the Center for Global Initiatives at UNC-Chapel Hill in connection with the CGI’s annual Carolina Global Photography Competition.