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Department of History
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THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 5 p.m.

Peter Jackson’s 2018 World War I documentary presents firsthand experiences of battle through the voices of soldiers, featuring original, never-before-seen footage, state-of the art technology and materials from the BBC and the Imperial War Museum. Following the screening, a faculty member from the Department of History leads a discussion on the film’s historical context.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public

Department of English
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SOME LIKE IT HOT

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m.

Billy Wilder’s 1959 black-and-white, award-winning comedy about two musicians who flee Chicago for Florida after witnessing a mob murder stars Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. Following the screening, Christian Smith, assistant professor, and Anna Oldfield, associate professor, both of the Department of English, present a discussion on the historical and cultural context of the film.

The Coastal Theater
Lib Jackson Student Union, A-110
Admission: Free and open to the public

Department of Communication, Media and Culture
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THE SHAPE OF WATER

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 5 p.m.

Guillermo del Torro’s drama, winner of the 2018 Academy Award for Best Picture, traces a relationship between Elisa, a mute and isolated cleaning woman in a high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore, and an amphibious creature living in captivity in that facility. Following the screening, Wes Fondren, associate professor in the Department of Communication, Media and Culture, leads a discussion on the social context of the film.

This film is rated NC-17 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

Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies
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TRISTANA

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5 p.m.

Nominated for the 1970 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Luis Buñuel’s Tristana is based on the eponymous novel by Benito Pérez Galdós. This film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. Following the screening, JoAnne Flanders, senior instructor, and Dr. Alejandro Munoz-Garces, assistant professor in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies, leads a discussion on the cultural context of the film. 

Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116
Admission: Free and open to the public