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Film and Speaker Series

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
7:00 pm, 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

The Canary Effect

The Canary Effect

Trailer (Youtube)

Sat, Nov 5,
7:00 pm, SSCB Lecture hall
Free Admission

Speaker: AJ Johnson, President UHCL Student Government Association.

From multi-award winning directors Robin Davey and Yellow Thunder Woman, comes this illuminating documentary.The Canary Effect looks into the effects US policies have had on indigenous peoples (Native Americans). Winner of numerous awards, and featuring interviews with the leading scholars and experts on Native Americans issues including controversial author Ward Churchill, the film brings together the past and present in a way never before captured so eloquently and boldly on film.


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


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

Phone: 281-283-2560 


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)

Star Trek Beyond
(Sep 24)

(Oct 1)

A Better Life
(Oct 8)

Last updated: 10/12/2016 UTC
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