On Site In Person Film Series

  • The On Screen/In Person program brings independent American filmmakers to communities to screen their recent work and increase accessibility and appreciation for film through direct audience engagement. On Screen/In Person is a program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts.

    All Shows: When: 7PM  Where: Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall

    Cost: $5  or all 6 films for $25 / Students are free


    BREAK THE CHAIN

    SEPTEMBER 21 / BREAK THE CHAIN Chronicling two survivors of human trafficking, this film provides a detailed look at how trafficking goes unnoticed within our backyards. Q&A panel to immediately follow the film.


    Holden On

    OCTOBER 10 / HOLDEN ON Portraying the complexity of mental illness and suicide in teens, this film offers insight to prevention and opens the door to conversation about this difficult but critical community concern. Q&A panel to immediately follow the film.


    Tyrus

    NOVEMBER 2 / TYRUS Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong overcame a life of poverty, racism and discrimination to become a renowned painter and Hollywood sketch artist. Filmmaker talkback to immediately follow the film.


    Man on Fire


    FEBRUARY 15 / MAN ON FIRE The true story of an elderly white preacher names Charles Moore, who set himself on fire to bring awareness to the unrepeated racism in his birth town of Gran Saline, TX. Filmmaker talkback to immediately follow the film.

    SECOND WAVE TO TIDAL WAVE

    MARCH 22 / SECOND WAVE TO TIDAL WAVE From the Second Wave to the Tidal Wave is a story told through the voices of others who came of age and went off to college just in time to be swept up into the Second Wave Feminist Movement. Q&A panel to immediately follow the film.

    Chavela

    APRIL 19 / CHAVELA Chavela takes viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Filmmaker talkback to immediately follow the film.