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
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.
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.
, an inaugural First Peoples film festival, will screen Navajo Math Circles
during its May 20-21 program at the Redland Performing Arts Centre in Cleveland (Nandeebie), Queensland, Australia. The film opens the festival on Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m., on the lands of the Quandamooka people. The event offers an eclectic mix of short and feature films, documentaries and digital arts screenings, Screenings will explore themes of science, eldership, art resistance, ceremony, gender fluidity, virtual reality and some homages to modern day icons. View the festival program
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