Past Events

Friday, December 8, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Harry Seidler: Modernist

Harry Seidler: Modernist is an exhilarating ride through the life and work of Australia's most controversial architect.Sixty years of work is showcased through sumptuous photography and interviews with leading architects from around the world.  2016, 58 minutes. Free Fridays, no charge.

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World

Barry Avrich's documentary peels back the layers of the art world economy and the prominent players involved, , and collides the two narratives of the art world as both above and beholden to market forces. Includes candid statements from artists like Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel, Taryn Simon, and Marina Abramovic. 2017; 84 minutes.  Free Fridays, no charge.

Friday, October 13, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | One Mind and A Thousand Mothers

DOUBLE FEATURE | Free Fridays, no charge

One Mind presents a portrait of life inside one of China's most austere and revered Zen communities where the Zhenru Chan Monastery upholds a strict monastic code established over 1200 years ago by the founding patriarchs of Zen in China. 2016; 81 minutes

A Thousand Mothers, set at an ancient nunnery above the majestic Irrawaddy River, looks at the lives of Buddhist nuns in Sagaing, Myanmar where choices available to girls and women (generally limited in Myanmar) are offered to them. 2017; 39 minutes

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Dream Empire

This film explores the Chinese building bubble and the real estate industry—including the vast ghost towns that become dazzling metropolises on sales day as hired foreigners perform "international" acts—through its advertising, perception/deception, the concept of home, and the definition of ‘The Chinese Dream.”  Free Fridays, no charge. Food truck onsite. 

Friday, July 28, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Na Vila Autodromo

Cinema na Vila Autodromo (Cinema of Vila Autodromo) is a series of films produced by and about the supporters and residents of Vila Autodromo detailing their struggle against their village's displacement by the developers of Rio de Janiero's Olympic Village in Barra de Tijuca. This program is organized by 2017 California-Pacific Triennial artist Nancy Popp.

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