American Experience' JFK

Event Title: 
American Experience' JFK
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2015 2:30 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College, Ellsworth Room
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin’s bullet, John F. Kennedy’s presidency has often defied objective appraisal. This new portrait offers a fresh assessment of the man, his accomplishments and his unfulfilled promise. Produced and directed by Susan Bellows, JFK features interviews with Kennedy family members and historians including Robert Dallek, Robert Caro, and Evan Thomas. Beginning with Kennedy’s childhood years as the privileged but sickly second son of one of the wealthiest men in America, the film explores his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate, and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history.

Featured Event: 
No

Independent Lens' American Denial

Event Title: 
Independent Lens' American Denial
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro Historical Society
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of American Denial. Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

Featured Event: 
No

Last Days In Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days In Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Last Days In Vietnam: American Experience. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With a communist victory inevitable and the U.S. readying to withdraw, many Americans on the ground worried their South Vietnamese allies and friends faced imprisonment or death at the hands of the approaching North Vietnamese. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans took matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

Featured Event: 
No

Last Days In Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days In Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Brattleboro Historical Society
City, State: 
Brattleboro
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Last Days In Vietnam: American Experience. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With a communist victory inevitable and the U.S. readying to withdraw, many Americans on the ground worried their South Vietnamese allies and friends faced imprisonment or death at the hands of the approaching North Vietnamese. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans took matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

Featured Event: 
No

Plum Landing

Event Title: 
Plum Landing
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:00 am
Event Image: 
Location: 
South Burlington Community Library
City, State: 
South Burlington, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Plum Landing follows the adventures of Plum, a video game designer from the desolate Planet Blorb who longs to experience nature. 

Featured Event: 
No

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report.

Featured Event: 
No

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester Center, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report.

Featured Event: 
No

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester Center, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report.

Featured Event: 
No

Last Days In Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days In Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester Center, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Last Days In Vietnam: American Experience. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With a communist victory inevitable and the U.S. readying to withdraw, many Americans on the ground worried their South Vietnamese allies and friends faced imprisonment or death at the hands of the approaching North Vietnamese. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans took matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

Featured Event: 
No

Last Days In Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days In Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester Center, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Last Days In Vietnam: American Experience. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With a communist victory inevitable and the U.S. readying to withdraw, many Americans on the ground worried their South Vietnamese allies and friends faced imprisonment or death at the hands of the approaching North Vietnamese. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans took matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

Featured Event: 
No

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