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Film Studies Film Series and Events

DePauw's Film Studies Film Series screens thought-provoking, critically acclaimed films throughout the academic year. The fall 2016 season includes:

Free admission


sept. 14 | 7 P.M.

Nominated for six Oscars, 2016; Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, older, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences. Co-sponsored by DePauw Intercultural Life and the DePauw Women’s Center.

an oversimplification of her beauty

SEPT. 28 | 7 P.M.

A part of the DePauw Day of Dialogue. Executive produced by Jay-Z, Terence Nance’s dazzling, delightful and explosively creative debut utilizes a mix of live action and animation to tell the story of a relationship between Terence and a lovely young woman as it teeters between the platonic and romantic. Co-sponsored by AAAS. 

everybody wants some

oct. 12 | 7 P.M.

In this loose and hilarious follow-up to Boyhood, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. Directed by Richard Linklater. 


nov. 2 | 7 P.M.
green center for the performing arts, kresge auditorium

The classic 1927 silent film, with live organ music by John Schwandt. In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. Directed by Fritz Lang. Co-sponsored by the DePauw Performing Art Series. An ArtsFest: Art & Utopia event.

the music of strangers

nov. 9 | 7 p.m.
ashley square cinemas

In this 2016 documentary, filmmaker Morgan Neville profiles cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, and other international artists of The Silk Road Project (an eclectic group of musicians who tour worldwide), as they discuss their philosophies on music and culture. Co-sponsored by the DePauw School of Music. 


nov. 30 | 7 P.M.

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Directed by Tom McCarthy, screenplay by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams, winning 2016 Oscars for Best Motion Picture 2016 and Best Original Screenplay. Co-Sponsored by the Douglas I. and Ann U. Smith Endowed Fund for Ethics (at the Prindle Institute).