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February 2015

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Film Screening: Ender’s Game

February 26, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a discussion and screening of Gavin Hood's film Ender's Game, led by graduate student Jennifer Kling. This event is free and open to all students! Food and drink will be provided.

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September 2015

Philosophy @ The Movies: “Robot & Frank”

September 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a screening of Robot & Frank, and a philosophical discussion led by Caleb Harrison and Lauren Townsend. Dinner will be provided! This event is free and open to all students.

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November 2015

Philosophy @ the Movies: “Talk to Her”

November 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Almodovar's "Talk to Her", with a discussion led by Susan Wolf. This event is free and open to all; refreshments will be provided.

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January 2016

POSTPONED: Philosophy @ the Movies: “Dirty Pretty Things”

January 20, 2016 @ 11:00 pm

This event has been cancelled due to the power outage in Caldwell Hall and the inclement weather. We will reschedule this event - please stay tuned for this film screening to be re-calendared! --- Join us on Wednesday, January 20 for a screening of "Dirty Pretty Things", and a discussion led by Rebecca Walker. This event is free and open to all; refreshments will be provided.

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February 2016

Philosophy @ the Movies: “Inside Out”

February 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a screening of "Inside Out", and a philosophical discussion led by Jeff Sebo (Associate Director, Parr Center for Ethics). Dinner will be provided! This event is free and open to all students. Jeff Sebo (PhD 2011, NYU) is Research Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Associate Director of the Parr Center for Ethics. He joined the department in 2015, following positions in Bioethics at the NIH and Animal Studies and Environmental Studies at NYU. He specializes in moral,…

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April 2016

Philosophy @ The Movies with Enoch Lambert

April 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a film screening of "What We Do in the Shadows" and philosophical discussion led by Enoch Lambert. Dinner will be provided. This event is free and open to all!

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Philosophy @ the Movies with Vida Yao, John Lawless, and Sam Reis-Dennis

April 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a film screening of "Tender Mercies", and philosophical discussion led by Vida Yao, John Lawless, and Sam Reis-Dennis. Dinner will be provided. This event is free and open to all!

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September 2016

Philosophy @ the Movies: Lemonade

September 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beyonce's visual album, Lemonade, is raw, passionate, mesmerizing, bold, defiant, fresh, colorful, and philosophical. If you haven't seen it, come watch it. If you have seen it, come watch it again. Discussion to follow. Hosted by Joanna Lawson, Macy Salzberger, & Tamara Fakhoury. This event is free and open to all students - dinner will be provided! If you are planning to attend and have strict dietary requirements, please email Katie Bunyea at kbunyea@unc.edu.

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October 2016

Philosophy @ the Movies: Transparent

October 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hosted by Macy Salzberger, come watch Transparent's "Man on the Land" episode (season 2, episode 9), followed by discussion. Dinner will be provided! This event is free and open to all students. If you plan to attend and have strict dietary requirements, please email Katie at kbunyea@unc.edu.

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February 2017

Philosophy @ the Movies: “Waiting for Superman”

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 2010 documentary "Waiting for Superman" examines different aspects of the American public school system. The movie serves as both a scathing critique of what is going wrong in our school system and a message of hope for how we can work to fix those problems. After the screening of the movie, Macy Salzberger will lead a discussion that aims to address the following questions: 1) What does the movie get right about the public school system? 2) What does the movie…

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