Social Cinema 2016 Schedule

The UW-Madison Havens Center’s Annual Film Series explores contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. The series is designed to appeal to a broad audience of students, faculty, and the general public who not only love film but are also interested in engaging in a discussion of significant social, political, and economic issues explored through film. Each screening is followed by a conversation led by a facilitator or facilitators well versed in the topic covered by the film.

Social Cinema is organized in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee, and is screened at the Marquee Theater, the beautiful state-of-the-art cinema in the new Union South, located at 1308 W. Dayton Street in Madison. The series is free and open to all.

Silenced

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"SILENCED"

Wednesday, April 6, 7pm 

Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St. 

Three National Security whistleblowers fight to reveal the darkest corners of America’s war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.

Following the film, join a discussion led by Allen Ruff, host of WORT’s “A Public Affair.”

SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film.  

Social Cinema is made possible in part by support from the Morgridge Center and Edgewood College's COR Program. The series is organized by the Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee and is free and open to all.


THE BAD KIDS


THE BAD KIDS

"THE BAD KIDS"

Wednesday, April 14, 7pm 

Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St. 

A group of teachers at a Mojave Desert high school take an unconventional approach to improve the lives of their struggling students.

Following the film, join a discussion led by Rebecca Ramirez, Building Bridges, Intensive Support Team/Short-Term Stabilization, MMSD

SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film.  

Social Cinema is made possible in part by support from the Morgridge Center and Edgewood College's COR Program. The series is organized by the Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee and is free and open to all.


THE HOMESTRETCH

"THE HOMESTRETCH"

Wednesday, April 20, 7pm 

Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St. 

Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a better future.

Following the film, join a discussion led by Rebecca Kemble, Madison Common Council, District 18, and Z! Lula Haukness, Operation Welcome Home

SOCIAL CINEMA: STORIES OF STRUGGLE & CHANGE explores important contemporary social topics from critical perspectives. Each screening is followed by a discussion of the issues explored in the film.  

Social Cinema is made possible in part by support from the Morgridge Center and Edgewood College's COR Program. The series is organized by the Havens Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee and is free and open to all.


THE FOOD PATRIOTS

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THE ILLUSIONISTS

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