The City Dark Shown on June 17

Movies That Matter takes a look at the importance of darkness on Tuesday, June 17 at 4:30 pm. The City Dark chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows a filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid...

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Climate Refugees Screened on March 18

A “climate refugee” is a person displaced by climatically induced environmental disaster. The documentary Climate Refugees explores in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics. The film turns the distant concept of global warming into a concrete human problem with enormous worldwide...

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Movies That Matter Aims at Drones

In November 2013, members of Congress heard testimony for the first time from victims of drone attacks, including that of 13-year-old Zubair Rehman, from Pakistan, who spoke of a strike last year that killed his grandmother and wounded him and his little sister. “I no longer love blue skies. In...

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Meet the Dalai Lama

Celebrate the holiday season by spending some time getting to know one of the world’s great spiritual leaders. Join us at Movies That Matter on Tuesday, December 17 at 4:30 pm for 10 Questions For The Dalai Lama. This 2006 film documents filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray’s meetings over the course of...

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