Films and Events

Saturday & Sunday, February 3 & 4, 2018

Dolores: A film about the life of Dolores Huerta

In preparation for Dolores Huerta's visit on February 13th the Institute for Latino Studies will screen, Dolores, the movie at Browning Cinema in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 3 at 3 p.m. The film will also be shown at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 4. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center ticket office at 547-631-2800.  

Dolores Huerta is a Mexican-American leader who's devoted her life to human rights issues. Co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW), she is one of the most influential labor activists of the 20th century and a leader of the Chicano civil rights movement. Huerta will be speaking at the University of Notre Dame on issues of leadership, social justice, and public policy.

Time: 3:00PM 

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Chisholm '72: Unbossed and Unbought

A documentary film about Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and her campaign to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in 1972

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Film: DOUBLE FEATURE - Black Panthers/Uptight

Black Panthers - In the summer of 1968, people arrive in Oakland to protest Huey P. Newton's arrest. Newton is himself interviewed and talks about his poor treatment while incarcerated and also talks about the ideals of the Black Panther movement 

Uptight - It was intended as an updated version of John Ford's 1935 film The Informer, based on the book of the same name by Liam O'Flaherty, but the setting was transposed from Dublin, Ireland to Cleveland, Ohio, United States. In it, a group of Black revolutionaries is betrayed by one of their own. 

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dolores Huerta to visit Notre Dame

Social activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers with César Chavez and gave the movement its rallying cry, “Si, se puede,” will be the special guest of the Institute for Latino Studies’ Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture Series.

Time: 4:30PM

Location: McKenna Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Memories of Underdevelopment

In 1961, in Cuba, the apolitical aspiring and frustrated writer Sergio Carmona Mendoyo stays in Cuba after the Revolution.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Thursday, February 15, 2018

Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud 

James Brown changed American culture in tangible and profound ways. Enjoy an evening of discussion and music to honor his life and legacy.

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Once upon a Time in the West

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame

 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

DISCUSSION, “1968 IN SOUTH BEND”

Panel discussion featuring activists, community leaders, and people who remember the meaning and impact of the tumultuous year of 1968 in South Bend.

Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Kill!

Two ronin - an ex-samurai and an ex-farmer - are caught up in a local official's complex game of murder and betrayal.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Fireman's Ball

Set in a small Czechoslovakian town in the 1960s, the local firemen decide to organize a ball, however the proceedings are dogged by difficulty at every step.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Medium Cool

Memories of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which is portrayed here in Haskell Wexler’s 1969 narrative film about the ripped-from-the-headlines events.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In the Year of the Pig

the Vietnam War receives central focus in this documentary by Emile de Antonio, who delivers both a condemnation of the Vietnam War and a history lesson on its roots.Time: 7:30PM

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame

 


Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

The classic Disney adaptation of the A.A. Milne children’s series.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm

A head-spinning landmark of experimental film that playfully smears the line between fiction/reality and art/artifice.

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Faces

A couple's seemingly futile search for what they've lost—love, excitement, and passion—this classic American independent film explores themes of aging and alienation. 

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame


Sunday, April 22

 

At the River I Stand

FILM CLASSics: ANNUAL MAY DAY MOVIE

Help us celebrate International Workers Day (May 1) AND commemorate the 50th anniversary of 1968 with this powerful documentary exploring Martin Luther King’s final campaign, the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike. A panel discussion of scholars and activists will follow the screening. 

Cosponsored by the Department of Africana Studies, the North Central Indiana AFL-CIO, Indiana University South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center, and the St. Joseph Valley Project/Jobs with Justice.

Time: 3:00PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame

 


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Night of the Living Dead

A disparate group of individuals takes refuge in an abandoned house when reanimated corpses begin to leave the graveyard in search of fresh human bodies to devour. 

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame