Past Events

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.

Friday, July 14, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Frei Otto: Spanning the Future

A film about the life and works of Frei Otto told in his own words and by those he inspired. As an indepth look the rise of lightweight architecture and form finding, this film takes architecture fans on a journey through a history of architecture that inspires the world of tomorrow. Free Fridays; no charge.  Food truck onsite.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 11:00am - 4:00pm
Free Family Day

Participate in Towers, Mazes, and Mirrors, a series of multi-generational, creative-play environments using every-day materials to explore structure, space, and optics. Also includes are performances and interactive music workshops.

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