Tuesday, November 12



First-year psychobiology student Misha Agunos dances with James Zimmer, the founder of the Global Dance Club. The club will be screening dance movies Wednesday nights in Ackerman Union.

Moves and movies from around the world

If asked to name a dance movie, films such as "Save the Last Dance," "Stomp the Yard," "Step Up" and "Honey" may come to mind. Read more...

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First-year psychobiology student Misha Agunos dances with James Zimmer, the founder of the Global Dance Club. The club will be screening dance movies Wednesday nights in Ackerman Union.

First-year psychobiology student Misha Agunos dances with James Zimmer, the founder of the Global Dance Club. The club will be screening dance movies Wednesday nights in Ackerman Union.

Richard Ray Perez (right), director and co-producer of the documentary "Cesar's Last Fast," talks with Martin Sheen and co-producer Molly O'Brien on the set of the film. An unfinished version will screen at the Hammer Museum tonight. (courtesy of Monkey Mind Media)

Q&A with Richard Ray Perez

Tonight, the Hammer Museum and the Sundance Institute will come together to screen an unfinished version of director Richard Ray Perez' documentary "Cesar's Last Fast," which follows the last few days of Cesar Chavez's 36-day "Fast for Life" in 1988. Read more...

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Richard Ray Perez (right), director and co-producer of the documentary "Cesar's Last Fast," talks with Martin Sheen and co-producer Molly O'Brien on the set of the film. An unfinished version will screen at the Hammer Museum tonight. (courtesy of Monkey Mind Media)

Richard Ray Perez (right), director and co-producer of the documentary "Cesar's Last Fast," talks with Martin Sheen and co-producer Molly O'Brien on the set of the film. An unfinished version will screen at the Hammer Museum tonight. (courtesy of Monkey Mind Media)

Ben York Jones, left, and Andrew Dickler, right, star in "Douchebag" a new film produced by 2002 UCLA Theater, Film and Television school graduate Marius Markevicius, which opens at the Nuart Theater on Friday, Oct. 8. The film was shot on a micro-budget.

	PRODIGY PUBLIC RELATIONS

Movie full of comedy, emotion and a ‘Douchebag’

A title like "Douchebag" wasn't one that some of the film's editors were thrilled about initially, but according to Marius Markevicius, the film's producer and a 2002 alumnus of the School of Theater, Film and Television, there was just no other way to describe one of the film's main characters. "One of the brothers is just this incredible jerk," said Markevicius. Read more...

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Ben York Jones, left, and Andrew Dickler, right, star in "Douchebag" a new film produced by 2002 UCLA Theater, Film and Television school graduate Marius Markevicius, which opens at the Nuart Theater on Friday, Oct. 8. The film was shot on a micro-budget.

PRODIGY PUBLIC RELATIONS

Ben York Jones, left, and Andrew Dickler, right, star in "Douchebag" a new film produced by 2002 UCLA Theater, Film and Television school graduate Marius Markevicius, which opens at the Nuart Theater on Friday, Oct. 8. The film was shot on a micro-budget.

	PRODIGY PUBLIC RELATIONS

UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

	CAMELOT FILMS

UCLA alumna Christine Lakin stars in ‘Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story’

'Screwball' film delivers sleaze

October 4, 2010 – “Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story” opened Oct. 1 for online download and Video on Demand. It features UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as the wife of a powerhouse wiffleball player. "Screwball" sells itself as a laid-back mockumentary, but Radio Director Sarah Rogozen argues the film is mostly about men obsessed with getting laid. [2:28]

"'Screwball' film delivers sleaze"

UCLA alumna to trailer park trash "“ actress and former Bruin, Christine Lakin, takes it all on in her new role as Kiki Hamilton in the movie "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story." Read more...

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UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

CAMELOT FILMS

UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

	CAMELOT FILMS

A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

	UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE

UCLA Billy Wilder Theater to open series ‘Paint It Black’ with screening of ‘Baadasssss’ film

When a film made for around $50,000 about a male-prostitute-turned-political-radical earned almost $20 million dollars and became required viewing for the Black Panthers, Hollywood noticed. Read more...

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A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE

A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

	UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE


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