Tag: Webster University Film Series

Film Series June 8-11: The Color Wheel

Film Series June 8-11: The Color Wheel

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend the Webster University Film Series presents The Color Wheel, screening Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, June 10, at 9 p.m., and Monday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m. The Color Wheel (Alex Ross Perry, 2011, USA, 97 min.) JR (co-writer Carlin Altman) has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous […]

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Jabberwocky – Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks

Jabberwocky – Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents the latest in its Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks series. Jabberwocky screens at the Bottleworks Wednesday, June 6, at 8 p.m. An innocent country farmer (Michael Palin) experiences a number of unlikely misadventures that culminate in a battle against the titular beast in this broadly comic fantasy. […]

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Global Lens Film Series: “Craft”

Global Lens Film Series: “Craft”

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series and Cinema St. Louis present the latest in their Global Lens Series. Craft, screened Tuesday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m., tells the story of Bianca, a talented young actress trying to get her career off the ground. So far her jobs have been limited to impersonating movie divas and promoting […]

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Film Series Presents ‘Sing Your Song’ May 18 – 21

Film Series Presents ‘Sing Your Song’ May 18 – 21

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents “Sing Your Song” May 18 – 21, at 7:30 p.m., in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. SING YOUR SONG (Susanne Rostock, 2011, USA, 105 min.) This inspiring biography surveys the life and global impact of singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte.  Belafonte set the course for many social-justice movements, worked intimately with Dr. Martin […]

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Film Series Presents ‘Black Swan’

Film Series Presents ‘Black Swan’

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents Black Swan, Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The Celluloid Couch BLACK SWAN (Darren Arnofsky, 2010, USA, 108 min.) Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) is chosen to dance the role of Swan Queen in Darren Aronofsky’s 2010 psychological thriller Black Swan. Fragile and beautiful, Nina […]

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Film Series: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ May 10

Film Series: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ May 10

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

A timely showing of the film version of Maurice Sendak’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are” takes place Thursday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The critically acclaimed author of children’s books passed away May 8 at the age of 83. The Celluloid Couch WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (Spike Jonze, […]

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Film Series: Student Film Festival and ‘Raising Arizona’

Film Series: Student Film Festival and ‘Raising Arizona’

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series Presents: Friday, May 4, 7 p.m. “The 7th Annual Webster Student Film Festival” Another fascinating installment of recent work from Webster’s talented film and video students proves to be even better than the last. A broad representation of genre and theme, the program is a strong showcase of some the School […]

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Film Series Presents: Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular, April 21-22

Film Series Presents: Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular, April 21-22

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend, April 21-22, the Webster Film Series presents Dan Halsted’s Kung Fu & Grindhouse Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Auditorium. Saturday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. – DOUBLE FEATURE – Dan Halsted presents The Grindhouse Trailer Spectacular (multiple artists, approx. 45 min.) and The Mystery of Chess Boxing (Joseph Kuo, 1979, Hong Kong, Taiwan, […]

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Film Series: “Bombay Beach” April 13-15

Film Series: “Bombay Beach” April 13-15

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend, April 13-15, the Webster University Film Series presents Bombay Beach (Alma Har’el, 2011, USA, 80 min) at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Part documentary, part dance-fiction, Israeli-born Alma Har’el’s debut feature paints a rich and emotional portrait of the lives of some of California’s absolute poorest. Har’el spent months living at the […]

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Film Series: ‘In Gandhi’s Footsteps’ March 20

Film Series: ‘In Gandhi’s Footsteps’ March 20

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents a free screening of In Gandhi’s Footsteps (Oystein F. Rakkenes, 2007, India, 50 min.) Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Kiran Bedi, India’s first woman police officer, works in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has become recognized for her untraditional and […]

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