Film and Television

  • What Is a Western? Film Series: Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

    Saturday, February 12, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

    Screened in 35mm! In this classic neo-Western, cowboy Jack Burns (played by Kirk Douglas) becomes a noble outlaw in the borderlands of New Mexico, a beautiful but harsh landscape portrayed in the cinematic Western tradition.

  • The Silent Treatment Film Series The Stolen Ranch (1926)

    Saturday, February 19, 2022, 2:00 p.m.

    Shot on location in Lone Pine, CA, this tale of two war buddies returning home to find the family ranch under new ownership contains a powerful depiction of shell-shock and its impact on veterans of the “Great War.”

  • What Is a Western? Film Series: Boyz n the Hood (1991)

    Saturday, April 30, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

    Set in South Central, Los Angeles, CA in the 1990s, director John Singleton’s groundbreaking feature film, Boyz n the Hood, broke the cinematic mold when he portrayed the reality of the lives of Black youth in America’s urban centers.