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Jeffrey A. Miller, Ph.D.
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  FILM@UC



now playing |  spring 2015

All showings Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in Macfarlane Auditorium.  Admission is free.


Coherence January 22
Coherence
[2013, dir. James E. Duff, USA, 73 min]

Four couples gather for a dinner party as a massive comet passes overhead, ruining their cellphones, crashing the Internet, and plunging the neighborhood into darkness amid a chain of increasingly strange occurrences in this micro-budget sci-fi thriller.

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Metro Manila January 29
Metro Manila
[2013, UK/Philippines, dir. Sean Ellis, 115 mins.]
Oscar flees rural poverty for the promise of prosperity in Manila only to get pulled into a world of corruption and violence when he takes a job as an armored car driver to support his family.


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Teemage February 5
Teenage
[2013, USA, dir. Matt Wolf, 78 mins.]

Teenagers did not always exist, but rather, were invented, and this smart and entertaining stream-of-consciousness documentary combines rare archival footage, filmed portraits, and re-enactments to evoke the evolution of youth culture and the creation of this relatively new stage in the human life cycle.

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Mood Indigo
 
February 12
Mood Indigo
[2013, France, dir. Michael Gondry, 131 mins.]

Colin and Chloé meet in a charmingly surreal Paris and quickly plunge headfirst into a whirlwind romance, until she is diagnosed with the unusual affliction of a flower growing in her lungs, the cure for which Colin learns is to constantly surround his love with fresh flowers.

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The Great Beauty February 19
The Great Beauty
[2013, Italy, dir. Paolo Sorrentino, 142 mins.]

An aging playboy, who made his reputation with a novel he wrote in his twenties, emerges after decades in Rome's high-end nightlife to rediscover a sense of everyday magic.

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Aftermath
 
February 26
Aftermath
[2012, Poland, dir. Wladyslaw Pasikowski, 110 mins.]

Franciszek, after twenty years in Chicago, returns to the Polish countryside to see his brother Jozef following the death of their father and unearths a secret about the now-deceased Jewish residents of his village.

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The Zero Theorem March 5
The Zero Theorem
[2014, UK, dir. Terry Gilliam, 107 mins.]

An eccentric and reclusive computer genius obsessively works in isolation on a mysterious project intended to discover the meaning of life in this captivating and wildly inventive film.

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The Yes Men Are Revolting
 
March 12
The Yes Men Are Revolting
[2014, USA, dirs. Laura Nix, Jacques Servin, & Igor Vamos, 90 mins.]

The further adventures of the Yes Men, prankster activists who are expert at duping the media in order to embarrass government agencies and international corporations and raise the alarm of environmental degradation.
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