POVERTY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Fall 2009 Social Justice Film
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POVERTY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Fall 2009 Social Justice Film Series Schedule Hodges Library 101 – Auditorium Sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Center for the Study of Social Justice Title Day/Time Location Description Panther Panchali Friday, September 11 Library Auditorium Drama about a poor (1955) 3:00-5:30 pm Room 101 family in a Bengali Dir.: Satyajit Ray village. 119 mins. Cidade de Deus (aka Friday, September 25 Library Auditorium Drama about two City of God) (2002) 3:00-5:30 pm Room 101 boys growing up in a Dir.: Fernando poor neighborhood Meirelles and Kati in Rio de Janeiro. Lund 130 mins. El Norte (1983) Friday, October 9 Library Auditorium Drama about the Dir.: Gregory Nava 3:00-5:30 pm Room 101 migration of a 141 mins. brother and sister from Guatemala to the United States. Hoop Dreams Friday, October 30 Library Auditorium Documentary about (1994) 2:30-5:30 pm Room 101 the experiences of Dir.: Steve James two African 170 mins. American males who attempt to become college basketball players. Sicko (2007) Friday, November 13 Library Auditorium Documentary about Director: Michael 3:00-5:30 pm Room 101 poverty and the lack Moore of health care in the 123 mins. United States.