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Events Archive

Long Beach Jewish Film Festival: Film Screening — “Life in Stills”

[ October 18, 2012; 7:30 pm . ] The documentary film Life in Stills chronicles the efforts of 96-year-old Miriam Weissenstein as she, working with her grandson Ben, attempts to save her late husband’s photo shop that contains nearly one-million negatives documenting the history of the state of Israel. Despite the generation gap and many conflicts, Ben and Miriam embark on a heart-wrenching journey... [Read more]

USU Program Council: Poets Lounge — Gina Loring

[ October 18, 2012; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Gina Loring is an accomplished poet, vocalist, actress, and workshop facilitator. As guest poet of the American Embassy, she has traveled to Kuwait, Russia, West Africa, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, Ireland, and England. She was featured on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry, as well as on BET’s Lyric Cafe and TVOne’s newest hit show Verses and... [Read more]

Fall 2012 Latin American Film Series: “¡Vámonos Con Pancho Villa!” (“Let’s Go with Pancho Villa”)

[ October 18, 2012; 7:00 pm . ] ¡Vámonos Con Pancho Villa! (Let’s Go With Pancho Villa, 1936), directed by Fernando de Fuentes, is based on Rafael Felipe Muñoz’s 1931 novel of the same title. The novel was adapted for the screen by Muñoz, de Fuentes, and poet Xavier Villaurrutia who at one time taught Nobel Prize winner for Literature Octavio Paz. Considered one of the... [Read more]

Fall 2012 Russian Film Series: “Our Newspaper”

[ October 18, 2012; 7:00 pm . ] The Russian documentary film Our Newspaper (2011, 58 min.), directed by Eline Flipse, delivers a beautiful and subtle portrait of journalist Andrei Shkolny who, despite opposition, follows his heart.

This film will be presented by  Dr. Dmitrii Sidorov (GEOG).

Light refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, call 562.985.8525 or email Russian Club President Kendall Veith at

Please see flyer for an upcoming screening.