Category: Films

Documentary Screening: Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala, with filmmaker Gabriela Martínez

[ May 18, 2016; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Straub 156
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Documentary Screening: Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala, produced and directed by Gabriela Martínez Escobar

Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In […]

Public Screening of film “Sista in the Brotherhood,” with Q&A discussion afterward by director and producer

[ March 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Lawrence 177
UO campus
free & open to the public

The Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Social Sciences Feminist Network research interest group will offer a public screening of the film Sista in the Brotherhood on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm in Lawrence 177 on the University of Oregon campus.

Director […]

Film Showing: “The Supreme Price”

[ February 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free & open to the public

The Supreme Price, directed and produced by Joanna Lipper, is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father’s victory in Nigeria’s presidential […]

A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez

Gabriela Martínez speaking at the CSWS 40th Anniversary Celebration / photo by Jack Liu.
Media, Democracy, and the Construction of Collective Memory
Reprinted from 2014 CSWS Annual Review (published October 2014)
CSWS last interviewed Gabriela Martínez for the Annual Review in summer 2012, when she was the incoming associate director of CSWS. Now entering her third and final […]

Brazilian Documentary: Two lectures by visiting scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho

[ November 17, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. November 19, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] 221 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

Brazilian Video Documentary
The Latin American Studies program is bringing Brazilian scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho to give two lectures on November 17 and November 19, both at 6PM at 221 Allen Hall. The talks are titled “National Identity during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil: Documentaries and Travels,” and “Women, Videos and […]

Give a Laptop, Change the World: The Story of the OLPC in Ghana

Published on Apr 1, 2014
Give a Laptop, Change the World: The Story of the OLPC in Ghana, a documentary by Leslie Steeves, examines the MIT Media Lab’s One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project—which aims to make low cost computers accessible to the “world’s poorest children”—and its implementation in two pilot schools, one urban and one […]