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12.13.2017
Navajo Math Circles screens at the Karlstorkino in Heidelberg, Germany, on December 13, one of eight science and mathematics films featured at the week-long (December 9-16) Mathematik Informatik Film Festival, organized by the distinguished Heidelberg Laureate Forum.
11.28.2017
Mathematician Matthias Kawski of Arizona State University presented Navajo Math Circles on November 28 at the Brazil Delta Conference in Gramado, Rio Grande del Sol. The Delta Conferences are a biannual series of Southern Hemisphere conferences on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics that began in 1997.
11.7.2017
The New Parkway Theater in Oakland, California, will screen George Csicsery's film, The Thursday Club, on November 7, 2017, at 7 p.m. A look into the lives and stories of Oakland police officers who battled demonstrators and Black Panthers in the 1960s, The Thursday Club is being shown to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stop-the-Draft-Week demonstrations that rocked Oakland between October 16 and 20, 1967. Union leader Michael Smith, one of the organizers of Stop-the-Draft Week, and retired OPD officers featured in the film will be present for a discussion following the screening, along with producer/director George Csicsery.

This screening is co-sponsored by City of Oakland KTOP TV-10, which co-produced the film. Major funding for production of The Thursday Club was provided by Cal Humanities.

Read about The Thursday Club. Purchase advance tickets here.
11.1.2017
Navajo Math Circles is one of several films being featured on public television in celebration of Native American Heritage Month during November 2017. Watch the film at this PBS website during November. Check local listings for other broadcasts!
9.26.2017
Counting from Infinity screens at the Red River Theatres in Concord, New Hampshire, on September 26, 2017, at 6 p.m. The film will be shown once in the Stonyfield Culture Cinema, followed by a Science Cafe conversation with David Brooks, sci/tech reporter and writer of the Granite Geek column at the Concord Monitor, with Edward Hinson, associate professor of mathematics at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and former department chair, who worked with Yitang Zhang. The screening was made possible by the UNH Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Tickets are available here.

Read a Concord Monitor review of Counting from Infinity by David Brooks.
8.4.2017 & 8.5.2017
The Native Film Series 2017 of the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (August 4-13, 2017) screens Navajo Math Circles Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, at 1 p.m. both days, in the historic El Morro Theatre in downtown Gallup, New Mexico. The 98th Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is a celebration of Native American culture, displayed through traditional dance, rodeo events, exhibitions of fine art, and parades. Representatives of the film will attend both screenings.
6.15.2017
Zala Films publishes All That I Saw, by Sigmund M. Csicsery, the story of the disruption of the comfortable life of a Hungarian family by World War II and its aftermath, and of Hungary's slide into totalitarian rule as a Communist satellite under the Soviet Union. This second book by the author follows Almost a Soldier, and offers a firsthand account of life in postwar Hungary, of surviving both forced labor and prison, and of the defining moment of Csicsery's life: the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. The book is now available at Amazon in color, B&W and Kindle versions.

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documentaries


License to Tell
(in production)

Navajo Math Circles

Gazing Into the Past
The Unbounded Vision of James Cahill
(a collaboration with Skip Sweeney; in production)

Something New
Every Day

The Math & Magic of Ron Graham

People of the Current


Counting from Infinity
Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture

Angel of Mercy
(in production; est. completion, 2019)


Taking the Long View
The Life of Shiing-shen Chern

Erdös 100
(DVD release in early 2018; coming soon!)


Hard Problems
The Road to the World's
Toughest Math Contest

To Prove and Conjecture
Excerpts from Three Lectures
by Paul Erdös

Where the Heart Roams

N is a Number
A Portrait of Paul Erdös

Troop 214
214-es Csapat

I Want to Be a Mathematician
A Conversation with Paul Halmos

Songs Along a Stony Road

The Right Spin

Julia Robinson
and Hilbert's Tenth Problem

Hungry for Monsters
A Tale from a New Age Witch Hunt

Television
The Enchanted Mirror

The Thursday Club

porridge pulleys and Pi
Two Mathematical Journeys


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