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Film Series: Vamp - Our Dancing Daughters (1923)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, Joan Crawford, Clara Bow: the most well-known faces of the silent film era — and the first American superstars of the modern age. Join Fresh City Life as we highlight the beautiful and talented women who helped to launch a new art form. These pre-sound movie icons were masters of telling a story with an artful gesture or a meaningful look. We’ve scheduled five great films and we’ll let you know about other great silent films in our collection, too.

Our Dancing Daughters (1923)
Directed by Harry Beaumont. Starring Joan Crawford.

Film Series: Vamp - A Fool There Was (1915)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, Joan Crawford, Clara Bow: the most well-known faces of the silent film era — and the first American superstars of the modern age. Join Fresh City Life as we highlight the beautiful and talented women who helped to launch a new art form. These pre-sound movie icons were masters of telling a story with an artful gesture or a meaningful look. We’ve scheduled five great films and we’ll let you know about other great silent films in our collection, too.

A Fool There Was (1915)
Directed by Frank Powell. Starring Theda Bara.

Film Series: Flesh and the Devil (1927)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, Joan Crawford, Clara Bow: the most well-known faces of the silent film era — and the first American superstars of the modern age. Join Fresh City Life as we highlight the beautiful and talented women who helped to launch a new art form. These pre-sound movie icons were masters of telling a story with an artful gesture or a meaningful look. We’ve scheduled five great films and we’ll let you know about other great silent films in our collection, too.

Flesh and the Devil (1927)
Directed by Clarence Brown. Starring Greta Garbo.

Film Series: Vamp - It (1927)

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, Joan Crawford, Clara Bow: the most well-known faces of the silent film era — and the first American superstars of the modern age. Join Fresh City Life as we highlight the beautiful and talented women who helped to launch a new art form. These pre-sound movie icons were masters of telling a story with an artful gesture or a meaningful look. We’ve scheduled five great films and we’ll let you know about other great silent films in our collection, too.

It (1927)
Directed by Clarence Badger. Starring Clara Bow.

Black History Month Film Series: More Than a Month (2012)

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Film and Discussion

Join us as we view and discuss filmmaker, Shukree Hassan Tilghman's thought provoking film evaluating the merits of having a month dedicated to African Americans.

Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, goes on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. 54 minutes, Not Rated

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOjU9mjo6nA

Please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org for more information.

Black History Month Film Series: Slavery By Another Name (2011)

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This film challenges one of America’s most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the US ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation by telling the harrowing story of how in the South a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force. 90 minutes, Not Rated

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s8ccKepCms

February Series Dates:
2/25 ~ More Than a Month (2012) Film and Discussion

Please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org for more information.

Black History Month Film Series: The Black Power Mixtape (2011)

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement, the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. 100 minutes, Not Rated

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXQxyYllXnM

February Series Dates:
2/11 ~ Slavery By Another Name (2011)
2/25 ~ More Than a Month (2012) Film and Discussion

Please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org for more information.

Film Event- 2nd Annual Heartburn Party: Pontypool Film Presentation

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

2nd Annual Heartburn Party: Pontypool Film Presentation

FILM & FORUM: “HAITI: WHERE DID ALL THE MONEY GO?”

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2:00 pm

UPDATE ON POST-EARTHQUAKE HAITI with film and speaker from the Colorado Haiti Project.
When the devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, the world responded with billions of dollars in donations. What happened to all that money? Filmmaker Michele Mitchell spent an extended period of time in Haiti and raises questions about aid in Haiti and the "aid industry" in general.

WYCLEF JEAN -- videotaped interview

Seldom Screened Cinema 2012 Series Presents: Special Double Feature

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Links Conference Room - Level 1

Join us for our Annual Film Series
Seldom Screened Cinema: Scenes from the Diaspora
Free and Open to the Public

Special Double Feature:

Alice's Ordinary People (2012)
A documentary about Alice Tregay – a woman who refused to stand still for injustice and brought others together to change what was. It’s Alice’s story of the ordinary people who effected extraordinary change and advanced the endless struggle for human rights and dignity. It’s an inspiration to current and future generations, as they take up the mantle and continue the fight. Unrated

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