This spring, documentary
and feature films will play until the end of April at the
Sea Warrior Center and Warmer Auditorium. The 11 films in
the series will be shown three times a week, on Wednesdays
at 10:45 a.m. and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Sea Warrior
Center, and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. in Warmer Auditorium. Film
topics range from the war in Iraq to global warming. Admission
is free, so bring a friend!
TWO ON NEW ORLEANS
Feb. 21, 22, 23: Mardi Gras: Made in China (2005, 72 min). This
documentary examination of cultural and economic globalization
follows the life cycle of Mardi Gras beads from a small factory
in Fuzhou, China, to Mardi Gras in New Orleans and art galleries
in New York City.
Feb. 28 Mar 1, 2: When the Levees Broke (2006, 90 min). Excerpts
from the Spike Lee documentary on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath
in New Orleans.
March 7, 8, 9: An Inconvenient Truth (2006, 100 min). Documentary
follows former Vice President Al Gore as he gives his lecture
on global warming.
March 14, 15, 16: My Father’s Garden (1995, 56 min). Documentary
exploring sustainable agriculture and the contrast between chemical
and organic farming.
March 21, 22, 23: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1985, 116
min). Anime set 1,000 years after a global disaster.
April 4, 5, 6: Small Fortunes: Microcredit and the Future of
Poverty (2006, 60 min). A documentary on microfinance, featuring
this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus. Shows
how to take action against poverty.
April 11, 12, 13: A State of Mind (2004, 93 min). This documentary
follows two young North Korean girls as they prepare for the
Mass Games, the world’s largest choreographed gymnastics
April 25, 26, 27: Waiting for Fidel (1975, 58 min). A documentary,
about three men who traveled to Cuba to interview an elusive
Castro, is said to have inspired both Michael Moore’s Roger
and Me and Christopher Guest’s Waiting for Guffman.
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