Film & Media

Date: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 07:30 to 09:00
Location: 
B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, New York

“Lemon Tree” will be shown 7:30 p.m. at B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, New York. (Note: this is a new date; original screening was postponed.) Refreshments will be available.  Suggested contribution: $5.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 07:00
Location: 
Page Hall, University at Albany downtown campus 135 Western Ave., Albany.

Kristallnacht Interfaith Commemoration: One-time screening of The Zookeeper’s Wife. 7 p.m. Page Hall, University at Albany downtown campus 135 Western Ave., Albany.

Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 08:00 to 10:00
Location: 
Huxley Theatre, NYS Museum, Cultural Education Center, in Albany

The NYS Writers Institute will present  "A Celebration of The New Yorker Cartoons" featuring Roz Chast and Bob Mankoff at 8 p.m. in the Huxley Theatre, NYS Museum, Cultural Education Center, in Albany. Earlier that same day at 4:15 p.m., Chast and Mankoff will offer an informal seminar in the Standish Room, Science Library on the UAlbany uptown campus.

Date: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 02:00
Location: 
Wyman Osterhout Community Center, 7 Old New Salem Rd., Voorheesville (New Salem)

“A Sound and Trustworthy Keystone” The Empire State in World War I. 2 p.m. A program for the New Scotland Historical Association presented by State Museum Historian Aaron Noble.  Wyman Osterhout Community Center, 7 Old New Salem Rd., Voorheesville (New Salem).  The museum opens at 1:30.

Date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00
Location: 
Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium on the Troy campus

In a unique presentation, internationally-known drummer and composer William Hooker accompanies a 1920 silent film, “Within Our Gates,” the oldest film by an African-American filmmaker known to survive, and facilitates a post-film conversation focusing on social and cultural issues that remain relevant nearly 100 years later. Hooker’s performance/discussion is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 3 at noon and again at 6:30 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium on the Troy campus. Both sessions are open free to the public.

Date: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 07:30
Location: 
B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, New York

B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany presents a screening of “Lemon Tree,” a 2008 Israeli allegory about the lengths that a Palestinian widow must go through to stop the Israeli defense minister, her neighbor, from destroying the lemon grove that her family has cultivated for generations. “Lemon Tree” will be shown Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. at B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, New York. Refreshments will be available. Suggested contribution: $5.

Date: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 04:15
Location: 
Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, on the UAlbany Uptown Campus

Doug Wright, playwright of Quills, War Paint, and the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning one-person play, I Am My Own Wife, will hold a seminar at 4:15 p.m. Monday, October 30. Later the same day, Wright will read from his work at 8 p.m. Both events, free and open to the public, will be held at the Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, on the UAlbany Uptown Campus.

Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 07:00
Location: 
Guggenheim Performance Hall, Carey Institute for Global Good, 63 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147

A public dialogue with USMC Sergeant Thomas Brennan and Combat Photographer Finbarr O’Reilly. Discussing their book, Shooting Ghosts: A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War. 7 p.m. Guggenheim Performance Hall, Carey Institute for Global Good, 63 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147.

Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 04:00
Location: 
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, UAlbany Downtown Campus

Telling the Truth in a Post-truth World. A multi-event symposium of topics crucial to an open democratic society.  Oct. 13 (4:00 p.m.) and 14 (9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.). Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, UAlbany Downtown Campus, free parking on the street and in the UAlbany Thurlow Terrace parking lot.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 07:30
Location: 
Clarksville Community Church

Clarksville Historical Society invites you to our second in the series of Fall programs entitled “Stephen Myers, Central Underground Railroad Activist Living on the Borderlands of Abolition.” Presented by Paul and Mary Liz Stewart. The program starts at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church.

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