Community Cinema 2014-2015

2014-2015 Schedule

September 24, 2014 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
Executive Producers Dyllan McGee & Peter Kunhardt
Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today’s multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. RSVP now on Eventbrite

October 29, 2014 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
Executive Producers Dyllan McGee & Peter Kunhardt
Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program, and features the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts — the new group of pioneers who continue to make small but significant steps forward. RSVP now on Eventbrite

November 12, 2014 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
Produced by: Naru Mui Films, LLC and Vision Makers Media
This documentary profiles Comanche political and social activist LaDonna Harris. President Lyndon Johnson tapped her to educate the executive and legislative branches on the unique role of American Indian tribes and their relationship to the U.S. government. The course, called “Indian 101,” was taught to members of Congress and other agencies for more than 35 years. LaDonna Harris and Producer Julianna Brannum in attendance.

Eventbrite - LaDonna Harris: Indian 101

December 17, 2014 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
Evolution of a Criminal
a film by Darius Clark Monroe
In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey since that act.

January 28, 2015 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
A Path Appears
a film by Maro Chermayeff
A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

February 25, 2015 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
American Denial
a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, & Kelly Thomson
Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

March 25, 2015 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
The Homestretch
a film by Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly
Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home.

April 22, 2015 7:00pm
KiMo Theatre
423 Central Avenue NW.
Albuquerque
Limited Partnership
a film by Thomas Miller & Kirk Marcolina
Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

Community Cinema is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. Every month between September and June, Community Cinema brings together leading organizations, community members and public television stations to learn, discuss and get involved in today’s critical social issues. For more information, visit communitycinema.org

For more information about New Mexico PBS Community Cinema events, contact:
Laurel Wykcoff
Education and Outreach Manager
lwyckoff@newmexicopbs.org
505.277.8296

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