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Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center

2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-1700 artscenter.duke.edu

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February 2018

Jean-Luc Godard’s “Alphaville”

Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm8:45 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

In Alphaville, Jean-Luc Godard fuses a hardboiled detective story with science fiction. “Both derivative and prophetic, this New Wave dystopian fable both looks back at the history of cinema and forward to its future" (James Verniere, Boston Globe). Introduced by AMI faculty Alex Cunningham & Hank Okazaki.

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March 2018

Embodied Practice: Choreography, Dance, and Social Justice in the Non-Profit Sector

Thursday, March 1 at 1:30 pm2:30 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Rashida Bumbray in the studio

Join the FHI Social Practice Lab for a presentation by choreographer and curator Rashida Bumbray.

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The Rise and Fall of Liberty

Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm8:15 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Liberty warehouse facade (image from Rise and Fall of Liberty)

This new film tracks the fate of an iconic tobacco auction house in Durham and explores the tension between the drive for progress and the character of the city. A Q&A with director Carol Thompson and editor Jim Haverkamp will follow the screening.

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The Road

Monday, March 5 at 7:00 pm8:45 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

This 2015 film by Chinese director Zhang Zambo documents the impact of China's massive infrastructure program, the "Second Great Leap Forward," on a quiet village in Hunan province. Introduced by AMES faculty Prof. Guo-Juin Hong.

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Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Wednesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

In the futuristic year of 2019, Los Angeles has become a dark and depressing metropolis, filled with urban decay. As Rick Deckard, a "Blade Runner," tracks down and eliminates android "replicants" he's forced to question what's human and what's not. "Perhaps the only science-fiction film that can be called transcendental" (Entertainment Weekly).

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April 2018

Global Launch for the New ART of MOOC: Experiments with Sound

Thursday, April 5 at 1:30 pm2:30 pm
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Logo graphic for Art o the MOOC

Jace Clayton, aka DJ Rupture, joins FHI Social Practice Lab director Pedro Lasch to discuss their new massive open online course (MOOC), which allows students to learn about diverse musical traditions, sonic experimentation, and acoustic phenomena in everyday life while also creating sonic art of their own.

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