Sunday, March 24

Director Gaspar Noé’s film “Climax” was released in the United States on March 1, after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. The film follows a dance troupe's harrowing night after drinking sangria laced with LSD.
(Creative Commons photo by Olivier Strecker)
Director Gaspar Noé’s film “Climax” was released in the United States on March 1, after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. The film follows a dance troupe's harrowing night after drinking sangria laced with LSD.
(Creative Commons photo by Olivier Strecker)

(Courtesy of A24)
(Courtesy of A24)

Flux filmmaker Calmatic directed the music video for “FUN!” by rapper Vince Staples. Shot from the perspective of Google Maps. Calmatic said the video is meant to comment on the way fans may view African Americans’ lives from the outside, but never truly experience it. (Courtesy of Calmatic)
Flux filmmaker Calmatic directed the music video for “FUN!” by rapper Vince Staples. Shot from the perspective of Google Maps. Calmatic said the video is meant to comment on the way fans may view African Americans’ lives from the outside, but never truly experience it. (Courtesy of Calmatic)

Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)
Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

(Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment)

Movie review: ‘Ashes in the Snow’ lingers on the surface, failing to evoke sympathy or meaning

“Ashes in the Snow” director Marius Markevicius bites off more than he can chew in his underwhelming debut. Based on the novel “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys, “Ashes in the Snow” follows 16-year-old Lina Vilkas (Bel Powley) and her family after they are exiled to Siberia under Stalin’s rule during World War II. Read more...

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(Jae Su/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)
Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)