‘Paper Tigers’ Screening & Discussion

“Paper Tigers” by James Redford is a compelling new documentary that captures the pain, danger and hopes of struggling teens at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Washington. It explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and captures the transformation of struggling teens as teachers use the latest developmental science and trauma-informed approaches to break the cycle of adversity in their lives. A screening will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. Admission is free, please register to attend.

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Final iPat movie is ‘The Boyhood of John Muir’

The final iPat move of the semester will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4 in the Christie Theater. “The Boyhood of John Muir,” is a dramatic and compelling look at the early life of America’s first great spokesman for wilderness. This film tells the story of Muir, a Scottish immigrant to Wisconsin, who is known today as the founder of Yosemite National Park, the Sierra Club, and as America’s first environmentalist. Free admission and popcorn provided. If professors would like to use it as an extra credit opportunity, a sign-in sheet will be monitored. Contact John Stoll, stollj@uwgb.edu for more information.

Tonight: Italian film ‘Human Capital’ plays at Neville Public Museum

The Italian film Human Capital plays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 at the Neville Public Museum. This film is based on the American novel by Stephen Amidon, and is a modern day morality tale about class, greed and desire. The screening is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Green Bay Film Society, the Brown County Library, the Italo-American Club of Green Bay and UWGB Humanistic Studies.

Save the date: Paper Tigers Screening & Discussion

Paper Tigers by James Redford is a compelling new documentary that captures the pain, danger and hopes of struggling teens at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Washington. It will be shown on campus at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in the Phoenix Room, University Union. The documentary explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and captures the transformation of struggling teens as teachers use the latest developmental science and trauma-informed approaches to break the cycle of adversity in their lives. Admission is free, but please register. Following the film screening there will be an optional discussion. Rachel Erin Johnson is the campus contact at 920-465-2642 or johnsora@uwgb.edu.

German film ‘Measuring the World’ is Wednesday at Neville

The Green Bay Film Society’s International Film Series continues this week with a screening of the 2012 German film “Measuring the World,” a fictionalized account of Alexander von Humboldt’s and Carl Friedrich Gauss’ travels and their attempts to “measure the world” in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The film is free and open to the public and starts at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 in the auditorium of the Neville Public Museum. UWGB Prof. Carol Emmons (Art) will lead a discussion. Sponsored by UWGB Humanistic Studies, the Brown County Library and the Neville Public Museum.

Humanistic Studies announces ‘International Education’ film series

Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz shares word of this semester’s lineup in the “International Education Film Festival” sponsored by Humanistic Studies. Each film examines different aspects of education through a foreign perspective. Should anyone have any questions about the film series, they can contact Saxton-Ruiz at saxtong@uwgb.edu. All films are in the Union’s Christie Theatre:

  • Feb. 9, “Three Idiots,” (India) presented by Prof. Gaurav Bansal, 5:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 24, “The Class,” (France) presented by Prof. Luis Navarro-Ayala, 5:30 p.m.
  • March 24, “Butterfly,” (Spain) presented by Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, 5:30 p.m.
  • March 31, “The History Boys,” (U.K.) presented by Prof. Eric Morgan, 4 p.m.
  • April 15, “The Forest for the Trees,” (Germany) presented by the German faculty, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 27, “My Teacher, Mr. Kim,” (South Korea) presented by Prof. Minkyu Lee, 5:30 p.m.
  • May 6,  “Monsieur Lazhar,” (Canada) presented by Prof. Christin DePouw, TBA

‘Wisconsin from the Air’ screening is Tuesday night

The Green Bay Film Society is teaming up with Wisconsin Public Television and the Neville Public Museum for a special advanced screening of “Wisconsin from the Air,” an hour-long documentary showcasing the spectacular landscape of Wisconsin as filmed from the air, at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 18). The film premieres Dec. 1 on WPT, but the Neville Museum will host the free, early showing on the big screen in the auditorium. Producers from WPT and the documentary will be on hand to discuss the making of the film as well. The trailer can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/4tyknh3OUn4.

‘Out of the Closet and Into Power’

The Pride Center is showing the film “Breaking Through Out of the Closet and Into the Halls of Power” Wednesday (Oct. 22) in the Christie Theatre at 5 p.m. The award-winning film includes interviews with openly LGBT elected officials, both Democrat and Republican including Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, and how they moved past feelings of self-doubt to enter public service. The film is not so much about politics as the intersectionality of race and LGBT, individual growth and the importance of role models. The video is approximately 85 minutes long, and there will be a short discussion following the movie. Stacie Christian of the Pride Center calls the free screening a great opportunity for students, faculty, staff and the public. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIM-RuujPDg