CSU-Pueblo offers independent film series in 2009-2010

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers independent film series in 2009-2010

PUEBLO - A Community Cinema Independent Movie Series will be offered throughout the academic year by the Office of Student Activities and the Office of Residence Life and Housing at Colorado State University-Pueblo with assistance by Rocky Mountain PBS. All six of the monthly movies will be presented on the first Sunday of each month November through April (Nov. 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4) in the Hasan School of Business Auditorium 101 with the exception of the January film, which can be viewed in the classroom of the new Crestone Residence Hall.

The films, some of which will have a panel discussion to follow, are free and open to the public.

Copyright Criminals, November 1, 7 p.m., HSB Auditorium 101
 By Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod

Examines the creative and commercial value of a musical sampling, including the related debates over artistic expression, copyright law, and money. (Co-production of ITVS)

Mine, December 6, 7 p.m., HSB Auditorium 101
By Geralyn Pezanoski

Tells the poignant and powerful story of animals left behind during Hurricane Katrina, and the struggles of hurricane victims to reunited with their beloved pets.

Young@Heart, January 3, 7 p.m., Crestone Residence Hall Classroom
By Stephen Walker

Documents the true story of the final weeks of rehearsal for the Young@Heart Chorus in Northampton, MA, whose average age is 81. 

Between the Folds, February 7, 5 p.m., HSB Auditorium 101
By Vanessa Gould


Chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paper folders.

The Horse Boy, March 7, 7 p.m., HSB Auditorium 101
By Michel Orion Scott

Explores one family’s unforgettable journey as they travel halfway across the world in search of a miracle to heal their autistic son.

A Village Called Versailles, April 4, 7 p.m., HSB Auditorium 101
By S. Leo Chiang

The story of a Vietnamese-American community on the edge of New Orleans that fought the opening of a toxic, government-imposed landfill near their homes. (Co-production of ITVS in association with CAAM)

For more information, contact the Office of Student Activities at 549-2151 or visit www.colostate-pueblo.edu/studentactivities

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.