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COL: Film and Lecture Series 2023-2024: Spring 2019 Film & Lecture Series

January, February & March Events

Sunday, Jan. 20 - 3 p.m.

MLK Celebration

John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center

Co-Hosted with Neighbors United - Undoing Racism

Thursday, Feb. 21 - 6:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Good Night, and Good Luck.

John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center

Film: A historical drama that portrays broadcaster Edward R. Murrow and his news team as they uncover McCarthyism. (2005)

Lecture: McCarthy and the Media

Thursday, March 7 - 6:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center

Linda Lockhart, a journalist who recently retired from St. Louis Public Radio, will give a talk preceding the film. ECC student and Phi Theta Kappa - Chi Delta Chapter President Joshua German will also give a brief presentation about the upcoming student trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., which is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, the Civic and Community Engagement Committee and the ECC Foundation.

Film: This documentary examines the life of Ida B. Wells, the pioneering African American journalist, activist, suffragist and anti-lynching crusader of the post-Reconstruction period. 

Lecture: Lynching Legacy in the Press

April & May Events

Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6

Riverside Short Film Festival​

The Walt Theatre in Downtown New Haven, hosted by Downtown New Haven, Inc.

Thursday, April 18 - 7 p.m.

Poetry Reading

HS 100

Co-Hosted with ECC English Department in celebration of National Poetry Month

Thursday, May 2 - 6:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Network 

John Edson Anglin Perofrming Arts Center

Film: A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (1976)

Lecture: Cable News and the Telecom Act of 1996