Digital Film

Rutgers FIlmmaking Center BFA Freshman/Transfer Showcase

Other

7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019
A screening of short films selected by students.

Civic Square Building, James J. Florio Auditorium

Free

NOFLASH Video Show

Other

May 3–5, 2019

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Communion

Other

10 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2019
This drama tells the true story of 14-year-old Ola as she cares for her autistic brother and helps him prepare for his Holy Communion, an event she hopes will bring her ineffectual father and absentee mother together. Director Anna Zamecka will appear remotely for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Harvest Moon

Other

10 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019
A documentary profiling the lives of Bolot Tagaev and his family as they complete the annual tradition of harvesting walnut trees in one of the oldest forests of Kyrgyzstan. Director Zaheed Mawani will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

This event is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Emperor Visits the Hell

Other

10 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019
This comedy based off of Journey to the West, an epic poem of the 16th century, gets a modern twist when a governmentbureaucrat named Li Wen must venture to break free from a curse cast upon him by the Dragon King. Director Luo Li will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: The Rider

Other

10 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2019
A contemporary western drama film that considers the life of cowboy Brady Jandreau as he struggles to recover, both emotionally and physically, from a near-fatal head injury that threatens his ability to ride. Producer Mollye Asher will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Angels are Made of Light

Other

10 a.m. Friday, February 8, 2019
This documentary profiles a group of Afghan students and teachers as they strive to make education a priority within a city struggling to rebuild from the effects of war. Director James Longley will appear remotely for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

This event is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

New Lens Film Festival

Nicholas Music Center

7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Sixth-annual celebration of the works of student filmmakers throughout the 2018-19 school year. Cash prizes will be awarded and a reception follows the screenings.

Free

Rutgers Filmmaking Center BFA Senior Showcase

Other

6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019
A screening of short films selected by students.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: RBG (2018)

Other

10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2019
A theatrical documentary about the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Co-director Betsy West will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.