Films 2016-2017

Freedom’s Fury
This documentary looks at the famous water polo match between Hungary and Russia during the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

Blaxploitation: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema
A disaporic, hybrid, critical, and cosmopolitan dimension documentary that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: Black actors in Italian cinema.

Francofonia
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.

Turkish Movie Nights

The Mysterious Mr. Slomovic
The film tells the story of Erich Šlomović, a young Jewish art collector in Paris in the 1930s.

Children of Peace
A film about the first generation of children born post-war in Bosnia & Herzegovina. It is 2016 and it has been 20 years since the signing of the Dayton Accords, which stopped the most devastating war in Europe after the World War II.

Freedom Dance
Re-tells the dramatic escape of Edward and Judy Hilbert from Communist Hungary to the US amidst the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.