Tag Archives: cineculture

CineCulture to screen “The Other Side of Home”

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series will showcase the conflicting identity within a descendant of an Armenian Genocide survivor. “The Other Side of Home,” directed by Naré Mkrtchyan, tells the story of a woman named Maya, who in 2015, found out ...

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CineCulture: documentary showcases actress who influenced modern Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology

Hedy Lamarr was widely recognized as one of the most beautiful faces in Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s. But, as the audience at last Friday’s Cineculture movie screening found out, she offered the world a lot more than a ...

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CineCulture receives Spirit of Abraham Award

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series has been selected by the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno as the recipient of its 2018 Spirit of Abraham Award. The Spirit of Abraham Award recognizes groups or individuals who aid in the understanding of ...

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This film about Japanese internment camps warns against repeating history

Last Friday night’s CineCulture screening of the film “And Then They Came For Us” detailed the harsh realities of Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the incarceration of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. “And Then They ...

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This week in entertainment: Black History Month celebrations, WordFest and ‘The Vagina Monologues’

‘Vagina Monologues’ this week “The Vagina Monologues” will be held Thursday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in North Gym 118. Tickets are $5 in advance at the Cross Cultural Gender Center in Thomas Building 110 or $7 at the door ...

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CineCulture spring lineup commences with Puerto Rican film

Fresno State’s CineCulture club kicked off its first film screening of the semester with the movie “Extra-Terrestrials” (“Extra Terrestrias”) on Friday. The Spanish film, which had English subtitles, was directed by Carla Cavina and is about a Puerto Rican family ...

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This week in entertainment: Talent show, Brad Paisley tickets and folklorico

‘The Hmong and the Secret War’ screening Fresno State’s Hmong program and the Hmong Language Club will host a screening of the PBS documentary “The Hmong and the Secret War” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in McLane Hall, Room 161. The ...

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This week in entertainment: author readings, film screenings, dance performances

‘Valentine Road’ screening The Cross Cultural and Gender Center’s LGBTQ+ programs and services will host a screening of “Valentine Road,” a documentary about Larry King, a gay eighth-grade student who was shot and killed by his classmate. The screening will ...

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Fresno State is celebrating its international students this week

Fresno State kicked off International Education Week to celebrate the university’s accomplishments in promoting the exchange of students across the world. Food, giveaways and performances kicked off the event Monday at the Speakers Platform near the Henry Madden Library. Marcela ...

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CineCulture screens ‘Menashe’

CineCulture, in collaboration with Jewish studies, held a screening of “Menashe” to expose students to the Hasidic Jewish culture that persists in South Brooklyn. Dr. Ed EmanuEl, a host who filled in for director Joshua Weinstein, discussed the century-old community ...

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This week in entertainment: ‘Selena’ anniversary, CineCulture screening, ‘Native Son’

Mary-Denise to perform Tunes at Noon Tunes At Noon will feature alternative pop-rock band Mary-Denise on Wednesday in The Pit. The event is free and open to the public. For questions or accommodations, contact Student Involvement: 559-278-2741. Moctesuma Esparza to ...

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‘Bitter Harvest:’ Romance during the Holodomor

Director George Mendeluk invited people to “enter the world of the lovers” at Fresno State CineCulture’s screening of “Bitter Harvest.” “Bitter Harvest” is about Yuri’s (played by Max Irons) struggle against Stalin (played by Gary Oliver) and the Holodomor, a ...

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This week in entertainment: CineCulture screening, cello festival, alumni mixer

‘A Particle of Dread’ continues this week Fresno State University Theatre continues its production of “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations),” written by Sam Shepard and directed by J. Daniel Herring. The show will run until Saturday. Tickets are $10 ...

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CineCulture club film screenings: ‘Watch with an open mind’

What began as an on-campus club, CineCulture has blossomed into an academic course that engages with community members who wish to discuss independent filmography at film screenings CineCulture puts on. Club adviser and instructor Dr. Mary Husain has been preparing ...

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CineCulture Film: Road to La Paz

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University’s diversity recognized with weeklong event

Fresno State is recognizing diversity on campus by holding the second annual Cross Cultural Celebration Week, a weeklong event celebrating different cultures that make up the campus community. Geraldine Panelo Elizondo, assistant director for student involvement at Fresno State, along ...

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High-profile civil rights activist speaks on campus

By Matthew Criswell Angela Davis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement, offered insight about her time as an activist to Fresno State students Friday as part of the CineCulture film series. The film series screened the 2012 documentary “Free ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month brings students together

Only four more events are left to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Fresno State this year.

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