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Department of Communication, Media and Culture

Communication Movie Night

The Breakfast Club

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m.

In John Hughes’ 1985 iconic film, five high school students, each from separate cliques, spend a humor-filled Saturday in detention that changes each of their lives forever. This film illustrates group dynamics, expectations and friendship as each of the teenagers discovers that they have more in common than they initially assumed. Following the film, Department of Communication, Media and Culture faculty members Andrea Bergstrom, Wes Fondren, and Brian Roessler discuss small group communication.

This film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public (no ticket required)

Department of History

War & Society Film Series

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Thursday, Oct. 12, 12:30 p.m.

Wes Anderson’s 2014 comedy tells the story of Gustav H., a legendary concierge at the famous Grand Budapest Hotel, and his most-trusted companion Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy with whom he teams up to clear his name of murder. Set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka, this film shows the dramatically changing political landscape of Europe between World War I and World War II. After the screening, Philip Whalen, CCU professor of history, provides historical and political context for the film.

This film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

Myrtle Beach Education Center, 79th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach
Admission: Free and open to the public (no ticket required)

Department of Language and Intercultural Studies

Foreign Language Blockbusters

The Motorcycle Diaries / Diarios de motocicleta

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 5 p.m.

Walter Salles’ 2004 historical drama follows young Argentinian Ernesto “Che” Guevara, who would become a major figure of the Cuban Revolution, as he takes a journey of discovery through the countries of South America and ultimately finds his own path. After the film, Alberto Perez, CCU associate professor of Spanish, and Alejandro Muñoz-Garcéz, CCU assistant professor of languages and intercultural studies, discuss Guevara as a Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

This film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public (no ticket required)

Department of English

Modern Narratives Film Series

Her

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m.

Spike Jonze’s 2013 science fiction drama explores an unconventional love story in which a man falls in love with a conscious, self-aware computer operating system that constantly updates to fulfill his emotional needs. Starring Joaquin Phoenix and featuring the voice of Scarlett Johansson, Her questions our relationship with those most beloved of creatures, our cellphones. Following the screening, Ryan Shelley, CCU lecturer of English, discusses the increasingly blurred boundary between humans and technology.

This film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public (no ticket required)

Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies

Foreign Language Blockbusters

Thesis / Tesis

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m.

In Alejandro Amenabar’s 1996 award-winning thriller, a student writing a thesis on violence comes across a snuff video, and events spiral out of control. Following the screening, Alejandro Muñoz-Garcéz, CCU assistant professor of languages and intercultural studies, leads a discussion. The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

This film is rated R and contains content that may be inappropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public (no ticket required)