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Film and Speaker Series

Seed: The Untold Story


Seed Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Feb 18
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
FREE Admission

Free parking

SEED: The Untold Story,a feature-length documentary,follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000-year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds.

Not Rated

Not My Life


Not My Life Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Feb 25
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
Free admission

Speaker: Roberta Leal

Free parking

Not My Life comprehensively depicts the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor,sex tourism,sexual exploitation,and child soldiering.

Presented in partnership with Delta Xi Nu Sorority

Rated PG-13

Gleason


Gleason Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Mar 25
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or free with UHCL Student ID

Speaker:
  • Richard Puzdrowski, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Karen Alexander, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing

Free parking

After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.

Presented in partnership with the Common Reader Program

Rated R

Hidden Figures


Hidden Figures Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

TBA
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
$4.00 or free with UHCL Student ID

Free parking

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of three African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Rated PG

Racing Extinction


Racing Extinction Poster

Trailer (Youtube)

TBA
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
Free admission

Speaker: TBA

Free parking

Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it by Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos. The film received one Academy Award nomination, for best Original Song, and one Emmy nomination.

Not Rated

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


Tangerines
(Jan 14)


Arrival
(Jan 21)


Moana
(Jan 28)


Deepwater Horizon
(Feb 4)

Last updated: 02/15/2017 UTC
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