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Film and Speaker Series

Star Trek Beyond


Star Trek Beyond Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Sep 24, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or Free with UHCL Student ID.

Speaker: Prof. Angela Howard (7:00 pm screening)

A movie that speaks to our times. Krall, a bitter, angry character bent on destroying the Federation, an organization in which Krall sees only the reflection of his own misery, attacks the Enterprise. As the crew of the USS Enterprise embarks on a rescue mission, which soon turns into a test of survival, unity and teamwork as they battle a master of deception, manipulation and disguise. Filled with humor, the film highlights the personal dynamics among the crew. Funny, insightful lots of action and character development.

Rated PG-13

Indignation


Indignation Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Oct 1,
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or Free with UHCL Student ID.

Speaker: Professor Emeritus Dr. John Gorman, Maida Asofsky Board Member, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State

A working class Jewish student, Marcus, leaves Newark, New Jersey to attend a small college in Ohio There, he experiences a sexual awakening after meeting the elegant and wealthy Olivia, and confronts the school's dean over the role of religion in academic life.

Rated R

A Better Life


A Better Life Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Oct 8, 7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or Free with UHCL Student ID.

Speakers: Dr. Christine Walther, Dr. Kathleen Garland, Dr. Wanalee Romero

The panel of speakers will speak to their research area and the topics in the film.

Presenter: Presented in partnership with The Common Reader Program.

A touching, poignant, multi-generational story about a father's love and the lengths a parent will go to give his child the opportunities he never had.

Rated PG-13

The Secret Life of Pets


The Secret Life of Pets Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Oct 8, 2:00 and 4:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or Free with UHCL Student ID.

Speaker: No speaker

Fast-paced, funny, with a talented voice cast, The Secret Life of Pets offers a beautifully animated, cheerfully undemanding family-friendly diversion.

Rated PG

Equal Means Equal


Equal Means Equal Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Oct 15,
SSCB Lecture hall
Free Admission.

Speaker: TBA

A groundbreaking exploration of gender inequality in the USA featuring top women's rights activists, leaders, and survivors. A brutal expose of a broken system, the film reignites the dialogue on full legal equality for all Americans. EQUAL MEANS EQUAL won the Audience Award for Best U.S. Documentary at its World Premiere festival.

Presented in partnership with WSSA and Delta Xi Nu.

Rated R

The Head of Joaquin Murrieta


The Head of Joaquin Murrieta Poster

Fri, Oct 21,
8:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
Free Admission.

Speaker: Director/Producer John J. Valadez

Reception follows.

Presenter: Presented in partnership with the Latino and Latin American Studies Program.

The Head of Joaquin Murrieta is an irreverent and entertaining tale that mixes genres. Using both documentary and story telling devices, the film tears open a long ignored history of Mexican Americans in the US Southwest.

Not Rated

VIVA


Viva Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Nov 12,
8:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or Free with UHCL Student ID.

Speaker: Desi Rios, PhD

As father and son clash over their opposing expectations of each other, Viva becomes a love story as the men struggle to understand one another and become a family again. The movie scores points for freshness with its Havana setting, and the emotional connections it depicts are undeniably moving.

Rated R

Contact

Sonia Hernandez
Film Curator
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058 

Email: Movies@uhcl.edu
Phone: 281-283-2560
www.uhcl.edu/movies 


Parking

Please park in the student section of Lot D. Currently there is no enforcement between 12:00 pm on Friday through Sunday.

This is subject to change. Restrictions remain in effect.

For more information on parking, please visit the parking page.


Fall 2016 Movies


The Man Who Knew Infinity
(Aug 27)


Finding Dory
(Sep 10)


Free State of Jones
(Sep 17)

Last updated: 09/22/2016 UTC
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