Cinema sampling at Centennial Reunions

There are filmmakers, film geeks, and other fans of the silver screen amongst us here at Centennial Reunions! All showings are in the psychology auditorium.

Dirt: The Movie with executive producer Laurie Benenson ’71

Join Los Angelino writer and film producer Laurie Benenson ’71 and author William Byrant Logan for a screening of the Sundance film Dirt: The Movie. Inspired by Logan’s book DIRT: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth and narrated by their friend Jamie Lee Curtis, Dirt is an exploration of the many of the earth’s most under appreciated source of fertility.

Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Bad Video Board curated by Jemiah Jefferson ’94 & Celeste Ramsay ’94

Join Jemiah Jefferson ’94 and Celeste Ramsay ’94 for the return of Bad Video Board! This ’90s weekend staple brought some truly terrible movies to the Saturday-night Reedie masses, and the movie ladies are back to dazzle your minds and break your brains with some seriously misguided cinema. Join the Facebook group and read more about the specific movies: The Apple, House, and Faster Pussycat, Kill, Kill.

Thursday through Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

A “sneak preview” of Leaving Home with Bob Richter ’51 & Mike Mahar ’52

This film tells the powerful women’s rights story of a teen-age girl’s coming of age in a rural village in India, with unique footage of women frankly discussing their roles in marriage and sex. In a way it is the universal story of many young people caught between the traditions of their family’s expectations and the attractions of the big city. In Leaving Home we follow Renu, caught between her dreams of going to Delhi and her village’s traditional culture of arranged marriages, dowries, and the caste system. Present at the screening will be the three-time Oscar nominee producer Bob Richter ’51 and the anthropologist Mike Mahar ’52, with whom Bob collaborated.

Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

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